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Microsoft sues 10 companies for piracy

...of the companies are accused of distributing counterfeit copies of software, including Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT. Two of the companies are accused of installing pirated software in computers and selling them to customers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/05/tec_255283.shtml
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Virus causes damage worldwide

...was Asia and the Middle East, where virus protection isn't considered as important and there is a large pool of pirated software, said Dan Takata, senior engineer at Data Fellows, a software company that develops the F-Secure Antivirus software...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/28/tec_260149.shtml
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Government prepares to call its final witness

...because it faces competition from rival operating systems, potential market entrants, its own installed base and pirated software," the company said in a statement. Fisher testified on behalf of IBM Corp. during its years-long antitrust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/06/tec_249432.shtml
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Business briefs

...company will have 463 radio stations in 105 markets, with revenue of $1.6 billion. Pirated software popular in China BEIJING, China -- Use of pirated software flourishes in China despite the government's more aggressive enforcement of copyright...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/bus_237649.shtml
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Search engines gather valuable data

...files, usually illegal copies of pop songs) --warez (an amalgam subculture of hacking, gaming, pornography and pirated software) --hotmail (free e-mail company) --chat --xxx passwords --yahoo --spice girls --porn --xxx No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/17/tec_236310.shtml
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Computer heavyweights to lobby for export rights

...the world's leading producer of business software, the United States suffers more than any other country from pirated software. U.S. companies lost an estimated $2.94 billion in 1995, according to industry reports. Lack of enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/04/tec_209410.shtml
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Framed for child porn - by a PC virus

...surfing the Internet for ways to play computer games without paying for them, the manager had visited a site for pirated software. It redirected visitors to child porn sites if they were inactive for a certain period. In all these cases, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/10/liv_555112.shtml
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Techbits: Gates book, Hard drive PDA, and more

...pirated copies might not have actually gone out and paid full price for the software. They also argue that users of pirated software often later buy upgrades. The BSA survey, conducted by the U.S.-based market research firm IDC, covered business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/23/liv_454007.shtml
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Microsoft sues local retailer

...It's like someone selling you a Rolex watch for $100." Nearly one in four Georgia computers is run with pirated software, according to International Planning and Research Corp., an information technology industry analyst in West Chester...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/13/bus_318380.shtml
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Companies face piracy charges

...unveiled a statewide education and enforcement program designed to protect consumers by teaching them how to detect pirated software and prevent illegal software usage themselves. A 24-hour hot line has been established to help consumers determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/17/tec_295797.shtml
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