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Thirteen game publishers are filing suit against six alleged game pirates. Capcom, Lucas Arts, Eidos, EA, Havas, Interplay, Hasbro, Midway, Nintendo, Sony, Activision, an...

Quang Hong, Blogger

June 7, 2000

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Thirteen game publishers are filing suit against six alleged game pirates. Capcom, Lucas Arts, Eidos, EA, Havas, Interplay, Hasbro, Midway, Nintendo, Sony, Activision, and 3DO are all part of the suit against six website operators accused of selling illegal copies of top games. The suit, filed in a Northern California federal court, seeks a court injunction to shut down the offending sites as well as monetary damages for the theft of software. Penalties could range as high as $150,000 per copyright violation.

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