Thursday July 21, 2016

U.S. Government Sued for Software Piracy, Maker Claims $600M

A German company by the name of Bitmanagement has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Navy for allegedly installing pirated copies of a 3D virtual reality program on over a half million computers without paying for it. Who knew our government would go to such great lengths to save taxpayer money? big grin

The U.S. military is being accused of installing 'pirated' copies of 3D virtual reality software onto hundreds of thousands of computers without permission. Bitmanagement, the makers of the software, accuse the Navy of willful copyright infringement and are suing the Government for more than half a billion dollars in unpaid licenses.