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Microsoft COFEE, Some of the Most Illegal Software You Can Pirate

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Apparently Microsoft's COFEE software that helps law enforcement grab data from password protected or encrypted sources is leaking all over the internet. So not only can you steal the software, but break the law by using it too.

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Yep, it's all out there on the internet, but if you use it to grab private data from someone else's computer chances are you're in for a world of legal hurt. It's one of the few pieces of software I can think of where the subsequent use is more illegal than the act of downloading it.

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But I know it's not the only one. What else can you guys come up with? [CrunchGear, Pirate Merch]

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"helps law enforcement grab data from password protected or encrypted sources"

Wasn't there a court case that was spread all over the news recently because a guy was caught with child porn on his computer, but the encryption on his file system was too strong to break so they had to let him go? #microsoft