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[News] [Rival] Microsoft Desperate for Money - Attacks Windows Distributors

  • Subject: [News] [Rival] Microsoft Desperate for Money - Attacks Windows Distributors
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 10:06:49 +0000
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"It's easier for our software to compete with Linux when there's piracy
than when there's not."

                   --Bill Gates

Microsoft backs anti-piracy efforts in the Sultanate

,----[ Quote ]
| As part of its ongoing efforts to curb the 
| spread of pirated software, to protect 
| customers and ensure a level playing field 
| for the region's legitimate resellers, 
| Microsoft Gulf announced recently that it 
| had filed a criminal complaint which led 
| to three anti-piracy raids on resellers 
| across the Sultanate of Oman, conducted by 
| the Economic Crime Department at Royal 
| Oman Police.


Clark County man accused of selling counterfeit software

,----[ Quote ]
| A 44-year-old man accused of selling 
| counterfeit Microsoft software over the 
| Internet for 10 years has been indicted by 
| a federal grand jury in Seattle.
| Wayne Shu of Battle Ground, Clark County, 
| was charged Thursday with six counts of 
| mail fraud, trafficking in counterfeit 
| goods and trafficking in illicit labels.


WA Man Accused of Selling Counterfeit Software


B.G. man indicted in counterfeit software scheme

,----[ Quote ]
| A Battle Ground man was indicted in 
| federal court in Seattle on Thursday for 
| allegedly selling counterfeit Microsoft 
| software on the Internet over a period of 
| 10 years, collecting $1.75 million in one 
| three-year period.


Washington man indicted for counterfeit Microsoft product sales



Microsoft: âPiracy no longer poses a threat to usâ

,----[ Quote ]
| To be totally honest, anytime you use any OS 
| of any kind you open yourself up to viruses 
| and trojans, especially with Microsoftâs 
| Operating Systems.
| As this article is published, Microsoft has 
| unfortunately not answered to our repeated 
| email requests for a statement on this issue. 
| In the news business thatâs called a solid âno 
| comment.â 

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