The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has sued Pullmylink.com, a website featuring links to free - and allegedly pirated - movies and TV shows, claiming the site promotes and profits from copyright infringement. The...

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The Software & Information Industry Association released its annual Anti-Piracy year in review this week, noting that it reached its largest piracy settlement yet in a case against Florida Benchmark – which was found using...

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Microsoft is ramping up its fight against counterfeit software, this time targeting people alleged to have sold pirated versions of its programs on online marketplaces. The company said late yesterday that it has filed lawsuits...

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36-year old Courtney Smith from Anderson, Indiana, has been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Barker to 27 months in prison for selling more than $700,000 worth of counterfeit computer software on eBay.com. Smith...

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Operation Trident consisted of 1,874 raids which resulted in the seizing of nearly 5 million pirated discs and the arrest of 870 people during a two-month anti-piracy operation. The large-scale operation targeted pirate production facilities,...

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Half of Pirated Vista is Malware

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According to security vendor DriveSentry, about half of downloads claiming to be free versions of Microsoft Windows Vista are in fact malicious Trojan horses. With Vistas consumer launch just days away, discussion boards and peer-to-peer...

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Microsoft Corp. sued four small software retailers in California and Virginia on Wednesday for selling pirated software. Microsoft, the worlds largest software maker, said it had received complaints from consumers and businesses who had purchased...

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Microsoft has reached a deal with Indonesia over the tens of thousands of pirated versions of Windows programs used in government departments. Ministers said Microsoft had agreed an amnesty under which a...

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Pirated Windows Fixes Cut

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Microsoft is to crack down on users running pirated versions of its operating system. While the company will still allow users to download security fixes, their options will be limited in the future. There are...

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The BBC reports that thousands of illegal copies of the game are downloaded the weekend before the PC shooter finally hits stores. Just days before the game was set to hit US...

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