Which you can buy on MSN?
By Kelly Fiveash
4th December 2008
Microsoft has today filed 63 lawsuits against online auctioneers in 12 countries who allegedly sold pirated copies of MS software on sites including its own MSN shopping network.
The company said the number of counterfeit Microsoft goods sold online was getting out of hand.
?Dishonest auctioneers are too often using these online auction sites to sell counterfeit and illegal copies of Microsoft software, taking advantage of unsuspecting customers around the world,? said Microsoft ***. general counsel David Finn in a statement.
Windows XP is the product most heavily pirated by counterfeiters, said Microsoft, which is taking action against illegal global online sales of the ?high-quality? counterfeit software in the US, Germany, France and the UK.
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