Microsoft Blocks Pirate Bay links

Pirate BayMicrosoft are starting to try and block any links to copyrighted material or links to said copyrighted material through their Windows Live Messenger application.

It is a great start in the war against copyright theft or malware that can come from downloading warez, and gives Microsoft a great head start/pre-empts on any law suit that may come its way from the media companies, so I think a superb way to go.

“Links to The Pirate Bay’s website are being blocked from appearing within Windows Live Messenger.

Microsoft confirmed it was enforcing the ban in its instant messaging program after the move was reported by the Torrentfreak website.

The software firm signalled that it had acted to combat malware.”

Read full story at BBC Technology News HERE

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