reaper: Love it this is not the first time ask Steve Jobs
Microsoft was found guilty of software piracy last year by a French court, according to facts unearthed today by the geek community.
But the Redmond giant's conviction and three million franc (£285,000) fine somehow managed to escape the headlines. In fact, until today the only place the story has appeared is in French newspaper Le Monde Informatique.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 — Microsoft Corp. has agreed to settle charges by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that the software giant exaggerated the security features of its Passport Internet identification service, the agency said Thursday.