Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
KDDI, Google Complete 60-Terabit Trans-Pacific Cable
New Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs Released In The U.S.
Google Offers Users More Ways To Manage Ads
Sony Ups Sales Goals For Games Ahead of VR Launch
Samsung Adds A Fingerprint Recognition Sensor To The Rear-Camera Module
Western Digital Launches Ultra-fast 256GB microSD Cards
Western Digital My Passport Line Now In Capacities of Up To 4TB
IBM Scientists Discover New Recycling Process to Convert Old Smartphones and CDs into Non-Toxic Plastics
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Microsoft Sues 26 US Dealers of Pirated Software


Microsoft filed 26 federal lawsuits against companies suspected of dealing in pirated copies of its lucrative Windows and Office computer software, a release said.

Microsoft gathered evidence against software sellers and installers through an investigation that involved "secret shoppers" posing as customers, according to the Redmond, Washington, software powerhouse.

The lawsuits were filed in the US states of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, and South Carolina, Microsoft said.

The move was part of a Genuine Software Initiative that included automatically checking the legitimacy of Microsoft software on people's computers as a condition of getting program updates.

The Business Software Alliance reportedly estimated that 21 percent of all software in the United States is pirated.

"We are committed to finding the unscrupulous dealers of pirated software and making piracy a business model that doesnt work," Microsoft senior attorney Mary Jo Schrade said in a release."


Previous
Next
Adobe Delivers Lightroom Beta for Windows        All News        LG Telecom Loses 3G License
NEC Introduces MP201 Single-Chip Application Processor     General Computing News      Symantec Claims Security Flaw in Vista

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
LinkedIn Becomes Part Of Microsoft
Microsoft and Facebook To Link America With Europe Through 6,600 km Long Cable
Microsoft Streamlines its Smartphone Business, Axes Hundrends Of Jobs
Microsoft To Accelerate Delivery of Affordable Internet Access
Microsoft Is Selling Its Feature Phone Business to Foxconn, Nokia Mobiles Return
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
Microsoft, Google Drop Complaints Against Each Other
Microsoft Reports Profit But Windows Business Keeps Declining
Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests
Microsoft's Edge Browser To Limit Flash Support
Toyota, Microsoft To Work Together On Connected Technologies

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .