War on Piracy Continues on Many Fronts

So complete is Microsoft’s dominance of the desktop that the company’s most serious competition is from illegal versions of its own software. Though recent reports show that piracy is going down—a trend due in part to Microsoft’s aggressive investigative tactics and an extensive publicity campaign—the piracy war continues unabated. As scofflaws make increasing use of the Internet, and as counterfeiters get ever-better tools, Microsoft is fighting back on several fronts.

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