Microsoft, Alibaba partner on counterfeit software fight

Thursday 8 January 2015 | 12:46 CET | News
Microsoft and Alibaba have signed a memorandum of understanding to raise awareness among Chinese consumers of the security risks that come with using counterfeit software. The two partners are also strengthening measures to prevent pirated Microsoft products from being sold on Alibaba's Taobao Marketplace and Tmall.com online shopping websites. Microsoft and Alibaba will jointly carry out programs through Alibaba's e-commerce properties that alert consumers to the dangers of using counterfeit and unlicensed software. Pirated software lacks safeguards against spyware, malware and viruses "that

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Categories: IT
Companies: Alibaba / Alipay / Microsoft / Taobao
Countries: China
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