Ars Technica has an article about Microsoft’s anti-piracy system failing this past weekend. The article is unclear as to the extent this affected MS’s customers. How many customers could not activate, install, or re-install their legitimately purchased software? Compare that to how many people in China illegally installed the same software, without problems.
Then there’s the on again off again, yes it is not it isn’t another Sony rootkit/DRM brouhaha.
When will companies stop treating its customers like pirates while leaving the door wide open for real pirates?