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Windows 7: Microsoft Says Former Employee Spied On Them For His Startup Company

30 Jan 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Microsoft Says Former Employee Spied On Them For His Startup Company

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The guys at SeattlePi have uncovered a bit of espionage going on in Redmond. According to Microsoft, a former employee took a position with the company in order to spy on them for his startup. In a lawsuit filed in King Couny Superior Court in Seattle, Microsoft alleges former employee Miki Mullor, founder of Ancora Technologies Inc, sought employment with the company because he believed Microsoft's System Locked Preinstallation anti-piracy technology (SLP), infringed on an Ancora patent. During the application process Mullor claimed that Ancora was out of business—which doesn't appear to be true.
more: Piracy: Microsoft Says Former Employee Spied On Them For His Startup Company
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30 Jan 2009   #2
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Sounds like if he had a case to start with he sure botched it up now.
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31 Jan 2009   #3
johngalt

 

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.

I wonder if M$ is making it look like he was conducting espionage so that they can get away with his product for free?
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