Microsoft tackles auction pirates

Microsoft has launched 63 separate lawsuits against people peddling counterfeit software on auction sites.The legal action targets sellers in 12 nations including the US, UK, Germany and France.Most of those Microsoft has targeted have been selling fake “Blue Edition” versions of Windows XP.Microsoft said the operating system was proving popular on auction sites as it is reaching the end of its commercial sales cycle.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7766607.stm

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