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Microsoft Files Lawsuits Against 52 Counterfeit Sellers

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Microsoft has taken an extra step in its fight against software piracy by filing lawsuits against 52 alleged resellers of counterfeit software, and has referred 22 piracy cases to law enforcement agencies in 20 different countries. According to the company, 15 of the lawsuits involve software which has been traced back to what is believed to be the largest ever counterfeit software syndicate, which was broken up by Microsoft and law enforcement officials from the US and China earlier this year. Microsoft is also working with eBay to produce the “Microsoft Buying Guide” to inform consumers of how to safely buy software from sites such as eBay.

Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
 
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seasons greetings fraudsters! XD

i was aware that M$ has been punishing ppl big on ebay who flog systems with dodgy windoze keys. this just confirms the news ive been hearing about is becoming more widespread. cool stuff jimmy, keep us informed m8 :)
 

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Thats fair enuff.

Whatever os your using,be it xp or vista you should buy it.Its funny how many people say they hate vista,but how many of them are running genuine software i wonder.
 

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Thats fair enuff.

Whatever os your using,be it xp or vista you should buy it.Its funny how many people say they hate vista,but how many of them are running genuine software i wonder.
Not many. Heck you will find people who do run the genuine software often times giving it to their freinds once their done using it (not that I would ever do that, nor could I afford to pay $200+ software prices right now.:laugh::laugh:
 
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Maybe just maybe if software prices were affordable and reasonable, so many people wouldn't pirate.
 
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