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Microsoft sues UK shop Comet for 94K alleged Windows fakes

01/04, 9:15am

Microsoft accuses UK retailer Comet of mass piracy

Microsoft on Wednesday sued British retailer Comet for allegedly committing mass piracy. It claimed the store made and sold 94,000 "counterfeit" copies of Windows XP and Vista as recovery discs. The sales were "unfair to customers," Microsoft's associate general counsel David Finn claimed, implying that customers didn't concern themselves with or know that the discs weren't from Microsoft.

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