Chinese Court convicts 11 in Microsoft Piracy Ring

A court in southern China convicted 11 people of violating national copyright laws and participating in a sophisticated counterfeiting ring that for years manufactured and distributed pirated Microsoft software throughout the world. The men were sentenced by a court in the city of Shenzhen to between one-and-a-half to six-and-a-half years in prison, according to court papers […]

A court in southern China convicted 11 people of violating national copyright laws and participating in a sophisticated counterfeiting ring that for years manufactured and distributed pirated Microsoft software throughout the world. The men were sentenced by a court in the city of Shenzhen to between one-and-a-half to six-and-a-half years in prison, according to court papers released late Wednesday.

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