Microsoft files 8 lawsuits against computer system builders for counterfeiting

Posted on Monday, April 11 2005 @ 17:47 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft has filed 8 lawsuits against computer system builders and resellers in seven U.S. states for distributing counterfeit and unlicensed software and software components to their customers.
"Our partners are coming to us and asking for our help," said Microsoft senior attorney Bonnie MacNaughton in a statement.

"They are being undercut and forced out of business by having to compete with dishonest PC manufacturers and resellers who continue to sell illegitimate software."
Read more about the lawsuits at Reuters

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