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  • Blog Post: Attorneys General Commit to Using Powers to Tackle Pirated Software, Call on FTC to Use Their Powers As Well

    Posted by Brad Smith Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Microsoft The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today announced that 39 attorneys general, representing both parties and from states across the nation including Washington, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Texas, Michigan...
  • Blog Post: The Importance of Playing It Safe

    Posted by David Finn Associate General Counsel, Microsoft Cybercrime Center On March 6, Microsoft anti-piracy teams around the world turn their attention to raising awareness of the issues surrounding software piracy. What started as a stand-alone day six years ago has evolved into a series of events...
  • Blog Post: Breaking New Ground to Fight Online Piracy

    Posted by Jeff Meisner Editor, Microsoft on the Issues Microsoft recently announced its 10-year effort to destabilize and disrupt a global organized crime ring that traded in counterfeit software. I sat down with Microsoft Assistant General Counsel Matt Lundy, Microsoft Online Piracy Senior Program...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Recognized by Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group

    Posted by David Finn Associate General Counsel, Worldwide Anti-piracy & Anti-counterfeiting, Microsoft The past year has been a milestone for Microsoft’s global anti-piracy team in many ways. We launched global education campaigns that arm consumers with information to protect themselves...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Examines the Financial Harm of Software Piracy on Play Fair Day

    Posted by David Finn Associate General Counsel, Worldwide Anti-Piracy & Anti-Counterfeiting, Microsoft In addition to undermining the security of businesses around the world, pirated software robs businesses of the ability to compete. That is why we wanted to demonstrate the financial impact software...