Ahoy there: Microsoft will gift Windows 10 to pirates

March 19, 2015

Via: itCurated

MICROSOFT HAS ACKNOWLEDGED the underground market for its software and will deliver Windows 10 as a free download to users of pirated versions of the operating system.

There are millions of people around the world using pirated versions of Windows, and it is a very big and very old problem in China in particular – a strategic market for the Redmond Goliath.

This might explain why, according to Reuters, Microsoft EVP of Operating Systems Terry Myerson revealed plans for the Windows 10 free-to-all release at the WinHEC technology conference in Shenzhen, China.

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