August 27, 2007
Microsoftâ€™s WGA fails marking some legit users as criminals
Ã¢â¬ÅI think Microsoft has the right to protect its intellectual property ... but Windows copy protection ... has always had major problems ... There's no such thing as Apple Genuine Advantage or Linux Genuine Advantage. I'd like to think that this weekend will be prove to be a come-to-Jesus moment for Microsoft--one that causes the company to step back and ask itself whether the headaches WGA causes for its paying customers are worth whatever preventive effect it has against piracy,Ã¢â¬Â said Harry McCracken, a PC World writer.
Link: Monsters and Critics