Microsoft's present to pirates? A lawsuit

Summary:Attempting to curtail lost profits during the holiday season, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) slapped defendents in over six states with a lawsuit allegingeach had distributed counterfeit Microsoft software. The Redmond, Wash.

Attempting to curtail lost profits during the holiday season, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) slapped defendents in over six states with a lawsuit alleging each had distributed counterfeit Microsoft software. The Redmond, Wash. software Goliath claims that each of the defendants use the Internet as a primary forum for distributing counterfeit Microsoft software: Three by Internet auction sites and others through a variety of Web sites. -- Robert Lemos, ZDNN.

Topics: Microsoft, Legal, Piracy, Software

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