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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..."

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