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____/ wispygalaxy on Saturday 20 Feb 2010 16:43 : \____
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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Nintendo wins lawsuit over R4 mod chip piracy
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>> | An Australian distributor has been ordered
>> | to pay Nintendo over half a million dollars
>> | for selling video game piracy tool, the R4
>> | mod chip.
>> | The Federal Court ordered that RSJ IT
>> | Solutions cease to sell the chip through its
>> | gadgetgear.com.au site and any other sites
>> | it controlled, as well as paying Nintendo
>> | $520,000 in damages.
> I just did a project on Nintendo and how it uses technology / information
> systems. (Did you know that the company sold playing cards in the late
> 1800s?) Nintendo considers their portable device market a top priority.
> But I do agree that they went too far this time. People would like to
> experiment with their devices, and it does not seem fair that a company
> tells you how to play with it.
> Here is the weird history of Nintendo:
It's the same with Xbox 360 BTW. Microsoft has made it clear that it gets rented, never
owned by the buyer. What an insult.
~~ Best of wishes
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