As a Windows user we all get tired of Windows Genuine Advantage validations. Turns out the investment Microsoft made in that may have shut down a counterfeit ring that has distributed more than 2 billion dollars of counterfeited software.
The FBI and Chinese authorities have a bunch of people under arrest. Based on what I have seen overseas I am betting this is just the tip of the iceberg.
You can get any software application you want for pennies on the dollar at most software shops in most third world countries and it is going to be a long time before they will ever be able to get a handle on that. windowsvistablog.com