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Microsoft allows pirate XP users to download IE7

Microsoft is to allow pirated copies of Windows XP to download and install Internet Explorer 7 without gaining Windows Genuine Advantage authentication, which is a move to boost security but not encourage piracy, according to the software giant.

October 8, 2007 by

So that's why kids download music!

I recently posted a story (Piracy as a social phenomenon - It’s not about the $) about a study out of Kent State suggesting that students aren't motivated money when they download songs, software, and movies from the Web. Rather, the researchers felt that moral justification (i.

May 23, 2007 by

destra backs Kazaa shutdown

An Australian legal music download company partnered with major record labels has backed the blocking of Kazaa to new Australian users as a sign piracy will no longer be tolerated by authorities here.

December 6, 2005 by

Is Microsoft driving freeloaders to Linux?

commentary Is this the week Microsoft finally got serious about fighting piracy -- and could its efforts cost Redmond business?Redmond's decision to mandate a piracy check for all customers who want to download add-ons for Windows XP -- excluding security patches -- is designed to check what the company regards as rampant illicit use of its software.

July 28, 2005 by

MIPI boss Speck takes stand in piracy trial

The general manager of Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI), Michael Speck, took the witness stand today to give evidence in the case against retired police officer turned music download Web site owner Stephen Cooper.Speck was forced to admit by lead counsel for the defence, Anthony Morris QC, that "not at any time was there an MP3 located on this site".

October 26, 2004 by

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