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Monday, January 29, 2007

Windows Vista and Office 2007 already being pirated

Cracked copies of Windows Vista and Office 2007 were available via BitTorrent which is a peer to peer file sharing service. As of January, more than 100 individual copies of Office 2007 and more than 350 copies of Windows Vista were available on the Bittorrent service.

The software pirates that cracked early copies of Vista managed to sidestepped Microsoft’s latest anti piracy technology.

6 out of the 25 most widely pirated software packages on BitTorrent and eDonkey, are made by Microsoft.

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