Microsoft winds up on both ends of software piracy stick

Software piracy by one of the biggest members of the BSA, that would be unthinkable, wouldn’t it? Not according to Newsforge and their discovery of a Microsoft owned company that stole another companys code.

NewsForge: The Online Newspaper of Record for Linux and Open Source

Did you know Microsoft was convicted of software piracy last year by a French court? Not many people do. The Commercial Court of Nanterre fined Microsoft 3 million francs because it illegally included another company’s proprietary source code in SoftImage 3D, a top-of-the-line animation package.

Which makes me wonder, how can BSA try to give the regular Joe bad conciousness about using pirated software, when some of their members are involved in piracy on a much higher level?

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