Teacher vs Microsoft

MOSCOW - A Russian teacher accused of pirating Microsoft software faces a new legal battle after a court yesterday overturned a ruling throwing the case out of court.

MOSCOW - A Russian teacher accused of pirating Microsoft software faces a new legal battle after a court yesterday overturned a ruling throwing the case out of court.

Alexander Ponosov allegedly installed pirated copies of Microsoft software on 12 school computers.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticised the decision to prosecute and former president, Mikhail Gorbachev, has pleaded with Microsoft chairman Bill Gates to intercede. - Reuters

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