Microsoft filed a DMCA complaint against a site that distributes the Windows 11 ISO image

This week, an internal build of Windows 11 was leaked online, confirming both the name of the new system and showcasing a new user interface and some features. There was no doubt about the authenticity of the image initially, but some users still sure that it is a half-baked Windows 10X proto from Microsoft, and by the end of this month the company will demonstrate "the real system and its name."

Windows 11 Open Start

Now it has become known that on June 17, Microsoft filed a DMCA complaint with Google demanding to remove from the search results an article from the Indian portal Beebom.com, which published the ISO image of Windows 11. The text of the complaint states the following:

Beebom.com's article is distributing Windows 11 ISO(copyrighted to Microsoft). Please remove their article from the search. It is a leaked copy of the unreleased Windows 11.

It is currently unknown if the company plans to send similar complaints to other sites that also distribute Windows 11 ISO images.

It's also worth adding that Windows 11 Build 21996 is an early build of the operating system that was compiled in May this year. Work on the operating system is still ongoing, so the final version may differ significantly from this build. The official announcement of Windows 11 will take place on June 24, and that's when we will find out all the details about the new operating system.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

2 thoughts on “Microsoft filed a DMCA complaint against a site that distributes the Windows 11 ISO image”

  1. I think enough money has gone down the M$ hole!!!!
    They don’t even try anymore
    they just throw raw code over the wall.
    Bugs? We don’t care about no stinking bugs,
    we are too big to fail!
    We need some American citizens to design a safe and secure bug free operating system.

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