Microsoft commenced proceedings in the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia and obtained damages of $116,000 against iiBuy and injunctions restraining iiBuy from infringing Microsoft’s copyright.

iiBuy supplied to a Microsoft Investigator on 30 November 2010 and 8 March 2011, computers loaded with “trial” versions of Windows 7.  Microsoft does not provide “trial” versions of Windows 7.  The computers supplied to the Microsoft Investigator were installed with unauthorised copies of Windows 7. iiBuy offered computer systems for sale on eBay and from their website www.iibuy.com.au.

 

Return to www.microsoft.com.au/piracy for more information on software piracy.