Microsoft Starts Legal Action Against Ã¢â‚¬Å“Blue EditionÃ¢â‚¬Â Pirates
The increasing popularity of online auctions created the premises for another worldwide phenomenon: software piracy.
Microsoft didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t give up the fight against piracy, and recently filed 63 legal actions in 12 countries across the globe against auctioneers selling counterfeit software on the Internet. The cases also include the famous Ã¢â‚¬Å“Blue EditionÃ¢â‚¬Â of Windows XP, among other pirated software products.
This is the result of months of receiving complaints from customers who had been deceived by the online offers. Microsoft learnt that the Windows XP Ã¢â‚¬Å“Blue EditionÃ¢â‚¬Â so many have reported to be fake was sold by New Zealand auctioneers to consumers in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the U.K., and the U.S.
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