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Microsoft makes way to pay for PC by the hour

...consumers in developing countries, where Microsoft is eager to find new money-making opportunities but is battling software piracy and other barriers. Redmond-based Microsoft, working with computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. and others, plans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/22/liv_82415.shtml
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Romania emerges as new world nexus of cybercrime. Eds

...the former regime, when the late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu saw computers as a way to advance communist ideology. Software piracy took firm hold during the Soviet era, when Romanians too poor to buy licensed software simply copied it. Today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/21/liv_397889.shtml
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...news agency. Russia has come under increasing pressure, particularly from the United States, to do more to tackle software piracy. Washington says Russia is the world's second largest producer of counterfeit music and video products after China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/08/ent_371998.shtml
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Leader of software piracy ring sentenced

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A co-leader of an Internet software piracy group that authorities say was responsible for billions of dollars in lost sales was sentenced to nearly four years in prison Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/18/tec_345730.shtml
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Software piracy costs state

...high-tech industry, Georgia has a major stake in reducing software piracy. About 1,800 of those lost jobs would have been...president of Microsoft Americas. "As the data shows, software piracy is far from a victimless crime." Microsoft executives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/24/bus_259774.shtml
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Software number could be used to trace electronic documents

...registers. The industry claims annual losses from software piracy at more than $11.4 billion. "If they suddenly...it gives them evidence for court that there's software piracy," Smith said. Bennett said Microsoft was looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/08/tec_255579.shtml
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Privacy groups seek broader support in fight over new Intel chip

...that some Web sites will require the technology be turned on and that some companies will mandate its use to prevent software piracy. "Experience shows that consumers will be coerced into submitting to the tracking mechanism," they wrote to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/17/tec_253685.shtml
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Microsoft releases Windows 98 in China

...regional director of Microsoft Greater China. Microsoft believes the use of pre-installed software will cut down on software piracy. The computer makers installing the latest Microsoft operating system are Legend, Founder and Tontru. Microsoft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/02/tec_237855.shtml
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Microsoft sues Minneapolis man who aided piracy, it charges

...turn over its log files to Microsoft without a legal fight. Microsoft said it received several phone calls to its software piracy hot line after the existence of the crack file at Fazendin's site was announced on the newsgroup alt.binaries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/21/tec_205655.shtml
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...which features live and remixed versions of 2004 hits such as "Gasolina" and "Lo Que Paso, Paso." Music and software piracy are widespread in Peru, as is poverty. "Sometimes, economically speaking, in different countries... it's...

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