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A number of websites that have been known for posting details and leaked images of Windows 8 have closed today. Sources have told us that they have received cease and desist letters from Microsoft relating specifically to leaked images and build details, though this could well be due to companies hosting the content being hassled by the Seattle based company.
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could this mean a leak this weekend?
    
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No. I bet it's Microsoft not wanting people who just want hits on their website to ruin the image of Windows 8. Some of the 'leaked' images were just stupid concepts that in all honesty Microsoft wouldn't produce. They aren't idiots and they pay lots of money for people to innovate and create new ideas. All the leaked images AREN'T innovations they're just sprucing up the Windows 7 interface, because they can't think of anything better. Windows 8 will be built from the ground up as was Vista. It is going to tackle a great deal of issues all previous Windows have had, and they don't want fake images that do not show it's true potential 'staining' their image.

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It seems like Winreview is one of the sites, http://winreview.ru/sitedown.php
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...Freedom of info my donkey.
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That means some of the leaked sites had genuine images.
    
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Let's hope they don't close us .
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That really sucks..... But i would assume it would just be to remove the content and not have anymore? But it's like closing P2P when one goes down another comes back up.
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Let's hope they don't close us .
They are after messenger, not followers :-)
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