Windows Mobile

    Windows Marketplace anti-piracy model

    Language:
    English
    This white paper introduces in some detail the components of the anti-piracy strategy offered by Windows Marketplace and explains how developers can benefit from itincorporate it into their applications.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      Windows Marketplace for Mobile Anti-Piracy White Paper.pdf

      Date Published:

      9/30/2009

      File Size:

      502 KB

        Anti-piracy is protections are important for application developers who want to make ensure that their investments and intellectual property (IP) are protected from those seeking to obtain illegitimate copies of their software. There are few things more frustrating to a developer than to find his or her latest creation hacked and available for free online. Microsoft understands the importance of IP and has a long history of developing protection strategies for its own software and services as well as for third-party developers. Windows Marketplace for Mobile is no exception. In this increasingly mobile world, the development of mobile applications and services is imperative for many categories and service areas. Protecting this investment is key to ensuring the long term viability of any development venture, no matter how large or small. Microsoft incorporated feedback from its community of developers in designing a Windows Marketplace anti-piracy strategy which offers an adequate standard level of protection, requires minimal additional work for developers, and provides enormous flexibility to the developer in determining how to deal with illegitimate copies of software. This white paper introduces in some detail the components of the anti-piracy strategy offered by Windows Marketplace and explains how developers can benefit from itincorporate it into their applications.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Vista

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