"Microsoft is labouring under a delusion. While the rest of the
world thinks of it as a software company, it prefers to consider
itself a government department. How else to see its latest scheme
whereby, if you ignore its questions, it will report you to its
private paid-for policemen at the Business Software Alliance?
"The logic behind the scheme goes thus. Microsoft's software is
on the vast majority of the world's computers, so any computer you
pick at random is likely to have it on..."