In a continuing effort to help support our legitimate resellers, Partners, and customers, Microsoft has filed new lawsuits against organizations from seven states for illegal distribution of Microsoft software and/or components.

View cases at: http://www.microsoft.com/piracy/partners/alerts.mspx#
View Press Release at: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2005/sep05/09-19PiracyEnfSept05PR.mspx

As always, please continue to help us in this effort by reporting suspicious or illegal items to us at:

1) Phone: 800-RU-LEGIT (This is anonymous)
2) Web: http://www.microsoft.com/piracy
3) Email: piracy@microsoft.com

Also, please encourage your customers to check their Microsoft Windows software to ensure it's validity using the Windows Validation Checker and other information/tools located at: http://www.microsoft.com/genuine.

Thank you and have a wonderful day,

Eric Ligman
Microsoft US Senior Manager
Small Business Community Engagement
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