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WGA Finally Proves Useful

Last summer, it burst onto the scene like a villain from a summer blockbuster movie, making enemies wherever it went and generally wreaking havoc in the channel and in corporate IT departments.

But now, Windows Genuine Advantage has gone from zero to hero, helping bust (according to Microsoft) the Chinese piracy ring that Microsoft and the FBI just nabbed.

Posted by Lee Pender on 07/26/2007 at 1:21 PM


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