Software Pirate Sentenced to Jail

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    BERLIN (AP) -- A German software dealer was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in jail Thursday on a fraud conviction for reselling bare-bones Microsoft Corp. products as higher-priced deluxe versions, costing the software giant $5.5 million in lost revenues.

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  2. notageek

    notageek Registered Member

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    Sorry to be harsh. But that's what this person gets. :)
     
  3. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    Not harsh at all. About time.
     
  4. Pigman

    Pigman Registered Member

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    Amen to that, Ron. About time they started cracking down on these idiots.
     
  5. bigc73542

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    They did give him five years in the electric chair didn't they o_O :D :D ;)
     
  6. nadirah

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    I hate these idiotic software pirates. They make software companies lose millions of $$$. It's time for the law to crack down hard on software pirates and throw all of them in jail.
     
  7. se7engreen

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    And drive up cost for paying customers...
     
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