HCM City economic police launched an inspection of pirated Microsoft software applications on October 17 in the city. Over 3,000 CD-ROMs containing Microsoft applications and more than 10,000 blank CD-ROMs stored for alleged illegal copying were seized. Some shop-owners were caught red handed selling pirated Microsoft software while others were found selling illegally produced Microsoft CD-ROMs at prices ranging from 8,000-10,000 dong a disc.
According to the city’s market watchdog, this inspection was carried out at the request of Microsoft Corp. whose representative in Vietnam is law firm Baker & McKenzie.
[Intellasia Legal News]