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Microsoft investigating extent of abuse in software sales system

More Microsoft Corp. employees could be arrested for stealing and reselling the company's software, as could buyers of that stolen software.

An "ongoing investigation" is asking who at Microsoft besides Daniel Feussner -- a former manager charged last week with selling $9 million worth of stolen software -- may have abused a system called MS Market that lets employees get unlimited amounts of Microsoft software free, so long as it is used only for business purposes. No specific individuals at Microsoft have been identified, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation, but "based on the nature of the system, it's fair to say" people have probably abused it.

News source: Full Story @ Seattle Pi

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