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post #1 of 17
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The Ebay crackdown has begun :


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MICROSOFT IS CRACKING DOWN on supposed pirates who have been flogging dodgy Microsoft software over the web using auction sites like eBay.
Over 50 lawsuits are planned, 15 of which will be in the States, 10 in Germany, 10 in the Netherlands, and 5 for both France and Britain. Other cases will be filed in Argentina, Australia, Poland, Korea and Belgium.

Suited Volish attorney Matt Lundy said that the lawsuits will be a "worldwide enforcement against sellers of counterfeit software on online auction sites."
Rest here :http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35441
post #2 of 17
No!!!!1!! Can't buy games for $3 now.

I'm glad they started cracking down on eBay's counterfeit sellers.
    
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Well i knew it would happen eventually as if you do a search on Ebay you get all sorts
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FINALLY...think of all the suckers out there who thought they were getting authentic copies!
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They should be doing this instead of enforcing all that stupid activation rules and all that DRM crap.
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I agree with you Goat.
    
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They should be doing this instead of enforcing all that stupid activation rules and all that DRM crap.
I agree. This would be a better target for Microsoft...However there you go.
post #8 of 17
Go ebay!
post #9 of 17
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They should be doing this instead of enforcing all that stupid activation rules and all that DRM crap.
now they will do both.. :S YAY m$ much like my bank, always in need of more money.. namely, mine
    
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post #10 of 17
At least someone is cracking down.......lord knows eBay is useless.


People who sell pirated software are scum, not just because poor Microsoft needs more money, but the hassle and annoyance the people suckered into the purchase have to deal with.
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