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    Windows Longhorn For Sale! Only $2 In Pakistan and Thailand

    I read an article in a magazine that i read and it said that pirate copies of windows Longhorn ( <-- named after Gates ) is available on the black markets of Pakistan and Thailand. This is obviously very embarrassing for Microsoft since it was not expected until 2005, next year. Microsoft claims they are pirate copies of the 8,000 Demo versions of Longhorn that were given out to programmers at some convention at Redmond.

    I Would appreciate if anyone has any links to similar stories :P

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    Linux Newbie
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    wow is it the full thing? os some sort of joke/ pure rumor?
    Thanks v much

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    Linux Guru sarumont's Avatar
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    Apr 2003
    I've heard of some leaked alphas, but I'm not sure that they're full versions.

    And last I heard, LH was pushed back to 2k6 (possibly 2k7?)?
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    there are leaked betas on the net that anybody could download , they r just scaming the people

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    Dec 2002
    New Zealand
    damn, i bet they feel ripped off, payign $2 for something u can download for free

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