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    Microsoft Sued Over WGA Notification

    Today I learnt that a Seattle resident has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that the company’s Window’s Genuine Advantage (WGA) anti-piracy programme is nothing but sophisticated spyware.

    The WGA notifications component which was launched officially last week originally had a feature that enabled computers to connect with Microsoft servers each day and check for updated files configurations. This feature, which was already criticised by piracy experts, prompted the user to sue Microsoft, on grounds that the company had not adequately disclosed the details of the tool. Moreover the lawsuit accuses Microsoft of violating spyware laws of his home state, as well as Washington.

    Although the lawsuit does not ask for monetary compensation, it does ask to prevent the use of the feature in further releases, but may be fined by the state nevertheless. While Microsoft refuses to acknowledge that it has violated any spyware rules, it has indeed disabled the feature, but says it is merely updating it. If, during court proceedings, the software giant is found guilty, it may have to compensate on more than just money.





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    Ahahahahahaahhahahahhaahha OWNED. Ahahahahahahahahhahahahah PWNED.





    THE EYE OF AN ADMINISTRATOR IS UPON YOU. ANY WRONG YOU DO IM GONNA SEE, WHEN YOU'RE ON MPGH, LOOK BEHIND YOU, 'CAUSE THATS WHERE IM GONNA BE


    "First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you lose. - Dave84311

    HAD VIRTUAL DETOX

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave84311
    Ahahahahahaahhahahahhaahha OWNED. Ahahahahahahahahhahahahah PWNED.
    Indeed, owned.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Bull3t
    compensate on more than just money.
    thats part means sexual favors for everyone in seattle and washington

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    Quote Originally Posted by kvmn8
    thats part means sexual favors for everyone in seattle and washington
    I'm sure it does.





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    Quote Originally Posted by kvmn8
    thats part means sexual favors for everyone in seattle and washington
    FUUUUUUUUUUUCK YEA.... imma steal bill's wallet while hes not looking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave84311
    Ahahahahahaahhahahahhaahha OWNED. Ahahahahahahahahhahahahah PWNED.

    OWNEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEDDDDDDDDDDD HAHAHHA

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