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Microsoft told delegates at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver this week that it would deliver new software protection technology for developers and ISVs in October. But it won't be the same technology it currently uses to protect its own software. The new Software Licensing and Protection (SLP) services product is …


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  1. Morely Dotes

    Microsoft Decepticons unleashed!

    'Lindeman says developers will need to take care how they implement the SVM to avoid potential performance problems: "We will be putting out best practices and white papers on how to do this correctly. If done improperly, there could be some performance costs since the code is actually transformed."'

    Such a bold admission of guilt is unlike Microsoft. Perhaps they used their own "security" software to decide what they should admit to...

  2. Giles Jones Gold badge

    Microsoft protection

    Microsoft would never release their own protection to developers, products using it would never get sold. Microsoft gets away with using it because of their monopoly.

  3. Nano nano

    Plus ca change

    Hmmm, doesn't Java run inside a dynamically securable VM ?

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