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Microsoft to up ante in registration game

...operating from a garage or mighty Microsoft itself. In any case, Microsoft's plan harks back to the early days of software copy protection, which disappeared in the early 1990s after mainstream computer publications campaigned against it and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/14/tec_253412.shtml
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Companies face piracy charges

...officials. Georgia's piracy rate is 26 percent, 1 percent higher than the national average. One in every four software copies used in businesses is illegal. The trend isn't expected to stop, either. "This is something that is on our radar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/17/tec_295797.shtml
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Recognizing computer viruses can help you avoid them

...Even if you received a macro file on another e-mail program, such as Eudora, the macro virus will find the other software copies, access Outlook's global e-mail address book and send out the messages. Here are some World Wide Web links that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/11/tec_258792.shtml
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Philadelphia agrees to pay up for illegal software copies

PHILADELPHIA - The city is paying $121,610 to settle allegations two City Hall offices made hundreds of illegal copies of software instead of buying the programs. The settlement was reached with a watchdog group called the Business Software Alliance after the organization was tipped off by a whistle-blower. Employees at Air Management Services and Environmental Health Services made more than 200 copies of about a dozen programs - including spreadsheet, word-processing and database software made by Microsoft, Lotus and Adobe.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/03/tec_210811.shtml
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