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Genuine Advantage: Can Microsoft recast itself as protector, not punisher?

I wouldn’t want Cori Hartje’s job. She is the head of Microsoft’s much-maligned Genuine Software Initiative — the team responsible for implementing Windows Genuine Advantage and Office Genuine Advantage.

Hartje was on a cross-country press tour last week. Microsoft has no new Genuine Advantage lockdowns to announce as part of the Windows Vista and Office 2007 consumer launch next week. (Late last year, Microsoft officials announced that copies of Vista that fail to pass WGA muster will degrade into “reduced functionality mode,” and that volume licensees will be subject to new, mandatory Volume Activation programs.There are other new WGA and OGA “advantages” coming some time after January 29, company officials said.)

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Article, Windows Vista, Anti-Piracy, WGA, OGA, Activation

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