Microsoft admits Windows Genuine Advantage spies on users

By | June 8, 2006

Microsoft admits Windows Genuine Advantage spies on users

“If you’ve noticed some unexplained traffic on your network every day, it could be Windows Genuine Advantage. As Matt on M-Dollar pointed out last night, Microsoft admitted that the antipiracy tool “phones home” on a daily basis. The software giant characterized the application’s behavior as a safety measure designed to ensure that the program doesn’t malfunction as it’s still a “pilot program. … Microsoft has not disclosed what information the application is transmitting…” – more

Also see this: http://windowssecrets.com/paid/1089943614/#story1

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