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Microsoft Alleges Software Piracy

December 8, 1999

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) _ Microsoft Corp. filed suit Wednesday against six software vendors for allegedly selling pirated copies of its popular software products.

Microsoft claims the six defendants sold counterfeit software through Internet auction sites, Web sites and unsolicited bulk e-mail. The software included copies of Microsoft’s Windows operating systems and its Office 97 business software.

Named in the separate lawsuits are: Abu Salahuddin of Morgantown, W.Va.; Capitol One CDRom Warehouse of Corpus Christi, Texas; KT Services of Los Angeles; Martin Johns of Fond Du Lac, Wis.; NC Software of Wilmington, N.C.; and Software Blowouts of Hackettstown, N.J.

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