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    Microsoft calls in cops after firing staff

    Microsoft has called in the police after firing seven people whom it claims have abused its discounted software purchase program for employees. Internal investigations found the seven people had abused network access rights, passwords and the employee purchase program, said a Microsoft representative, who--citing legal reasons--declined to disclose further details of the alleged abuse. Microsoft is also refusing to say if any arrests have been made.

    "A thorough investigation found evidence to show that abuses had occurred which are contrary to Microsoft values and policy, and after a careful investigation Microsoft had no choice but to dismiss the employees involved," said the company in an e-mail statement. The ex-employees were members of the global technical support centre and services teams.

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    lol, calling the cops in over abuse of staff discounts?

    There software costs too much. Microsoft Windows for example is in 90+% ( i think ) of home computers, they could probably still make a profit if they sold each copy for $1, but they still charge high prices, look at Microsoft office standard eition costs $399 the last time i checked.

    /rant

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    why would they call the cops because of that. Man, miicrosoft must be <s>cheap</s> the best company in the world.
    "If you enjoy what you do, you&#39;ll never work another day in your life."

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    Why is my signature text blue I did not make it like that??

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    If Microsoft can sue a kid&#39;s website, they can call cops on their employees who break their company&#39;s rules, I guess.

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