Rus News Journal

The Moscow pirate will pay Adobe the record penalty

Powerful blow is put domestic pirates by the American corporation Adobe Systems. Developers of the popular software have won the civil suit against Muscovite Sergey Mikirtumova. Its exod will discourage many fans of the free software to trade and use counterfeit production. Mikirtumov on a sentence of Nagatinsky district court of Moscow it is obliged   to pay the companies indemnification in the size of 7,44 million roubles! E that largest collecting in favour of Adobe in Russia. Of what the pirate was guilty?

Mikirtumov has got on trade in the counterfeit software. It has put trade in a piracy software in a big way. Even has founded for this purpose firm. Guards have withdrawn from it more than 9000 thousand compact - disks with nelitsinzionnymi programs. Among them there were also products Adobe Systems . Cost of similar licence programs has made 3,7 million roubles. The American corporation has requested court to collect from the pirate indemnification in the double size. Besides Mikirtumov also has undergone to a criminal liability. the Distributor of a counterfeit software has been denounced for three years of imprisonment conditionally for illegal use of objects of the copyright in especially large size.

the American company Adobe Systems makes a considerable quantity of the popular software. Wide application among users of the whole world was found by products the program for reading PDF - files Adobe Reader, Adobe Photoshop, and also other programs for processing and storage of illustrations.