Tags : lawsuits

Symantec Wins $18.6M in Claims Against Bogus Distributors

[July 24, 2009] Security vendor's aggressive legal strategy to combat software piracy in channel continues to pay off in courts. Read More...

Tags: Security Software , software licenses , lawsuits , Symantec , Copyright

Microsoft, Wash. State Sue Over 'Scareware'

[September 29, 2008] UPDATED: Those annoying pop-up ads are the target of a flurry of new lawsuits by the state's Attorney General and Microsoft. Read More...

Tags: Microsoft , lawsuits , scareware , spyware , pop-ups

Microsoft Moves Against Alleged Channel Piracy

[June 11, 2008] Microsoft Corp. has filed 21 lawsuits in federal court in 14 states against resellers the company alleges engaged in selling pirated software, including some alleged repeat offenders. Microsoft claimed the companies misled customers by repeatedly distributing unlicensed copies of Microsoft software pre-installed on the PCs that they sold. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , software , lawsuits , piracy

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