ZDNet UK: Microsoft Admits Targeting Wine Users
Feb 25, 2005, 14:30 (18 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft prioritised making its anti-piracy tool prevent users
of Wine, an open source toolkit that allows users to run Windows
applications under Linux, from downloading Windows updates, the
software giant said on Friday.
"A Microsoft spokesperson told ZDNet UK it made sure the
validation tool used by its Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA)
programme identified Wine users..."