Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Jul 2005 17:49 UTC
Windows Microsoft is tightening the noose for those people running illegal or pirated copies of its Windows XP/2000 software on their systems. Starting Tuesday, it will be mandatory for users of this Windows software to certify that their software is a genuine and legal copy before they will be able to receive any updates except security patches.
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RE: Speaking of piracy...
by kiz01 on Tue 26th Jul 2005 19:11 UTC in reply to "Speaking of piracy..."
kiz01
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2005-07-06

IANAL but I believe that would be fair use and therefore perfectly legal. However, if you distributed copies to friends/family/stangers, that would be piracy.

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