Microsoft sued in China for WGA - black screen of death

A Chinese lawyer has filed a legal complaint against Microsoft for installing Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) on his computer. He has asked the Ministry of Public Security to file criminal charges against Microsoft. Dong Zhengwei accused the company of hacking into people's computers. He said: “I respect the right of Microsoft to protect its intellectual property […]

A Chinese lawyer has filed a legal complaint against Microsoft for installing Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) on his computer. He has asked the Ministry of Public Security to file criminal charges against Microsoft.

Dong Zhengwei accused the company of hacking into people's computers. He said: “I respect the right of Microsoft to protect its intellectual property but it is taking on the wrong target with wrong measures.” “They should target producers and sellers of fake software, not users. The authorities should take action to protect citizens' property and privacy rights,” he continued according to China Daily.

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