Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Feb 2010 20:56 UTC
Windows Sometimes, you come across news items that make you go "eh...?" This is definitely one of them: Microsoft has announced a new anti-piracy update for Windows 7 that phones home every 90 days to check for new activation cracks, but the update is entirely optional - which kind of makes me wonder about the point.
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by Redeeman on Fri 12th Feb 2010 00:17 UTC
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this is far from pointless, its so that Microsoft can claim to hate piracy, but so that people can still get their free winbl-ows(f--king osnews censoring)

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