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Microsoft leaks Windows 7 to BitTorrent dilberately?

by Philip Sellers

Caught this on headline on Slashdot: Windows 7 Leaked To Pirates By Microsoft?

I immediately think, this might be the smartest thing Microsoft has done in a while, if its true. This has created a lot of free publicity that the company might not have otherwise experienced from the product and its creating a lot of interest, cause face it… we all secretly want what we’re not supposed to have, right? Human nature?

That is besides the point, the theory is pretty cool.¬† This would certainly be a much more effective way to improve their image in the wake of the abysmal Seinfield/Gates commercials… I’m generally a fan boy of one of the more secretive technology companies out there, but in this case, Microsoft may be onto something. Also, I have to admit, I’m liking what I see in Windows 7. And I hear its fast. I can’t wait for the official beta program to begin from Microsoft. I’m hearing we may see that at CES…

For more, see Slashdot or Microsoft Watch on eWeek.

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