Obviously I do not like people to steal software. Additionally, from at least two perspectives it adds security risks: People are less likely to patch and pirated software often comes wit pre-installed malware, which is then hard to detect.
There is just such a case now with the iPhone: Fake iPhone jail-breaking tool packed with . . . → Read More: The Risks of Pirated Software
To prevent non-government organizations from falling victim to nefarious actions taken in the guise of anti-piracy enforcement, Microsoft will create a new unilateral software license for NGOs that will ensure they have free, legal copies of our products. . . . → Read More: Free Software for NGOs
There seem to be policy organizations being serious about fighting piracy! Hungary, actually with 41% pirated software “not even that bad”, seems to be really serious. But before, let me just take those 41% up for a second: This means that 41% of the work you do is stolen. I think a significant negative impact . . . → Read More: Raid against Piracy
If would like to start with an important statement: This is the first blog post I made with a disclaimer to start with. The content of this post is not an official Microsoft position and might not reflect the Microsoft opinion!
Let’s have a chat about piracy. When I look at my neighborhood, I often . . . → Read More: Piracy and Legal Consequences