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Microsoft Sues Prominent BitTorrent Tracker For $43m

In conjunction with Lithuanian anti-piracy outfit LANVA, software giant Microsoft has sued the alleged operator of the country’s largest BitTorrent site. Microsoft is demanding $43 million from the defendant and his company for assisting in the illegal distribution of Office 2003 and 2007.

Anti-Piracy Group Reports Torrent Site Users to the Police

Lithuanian anti-piracy outfit LANVA has reported the IP-addresses of 106 users of the country's largest BitTorrent site to the police, on allegations of sharing a copy of Windows 7. The site's owner has said he will do everything he can to help the users if legal action is taken, and…

Anti-Piracy Chief Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Following an undercover police investigation, the Vice President of Lithuanian Anti-Piracy Association LANVA has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges. Vytas Simanavicius, known for his efforts to curb online piracy in the Baltic country, faces up to eight years in prison. Because of the looming incarceration, his role as an…

Prominent Anti-Piracy Chief Suspected of Drug Crime

Vytas Simanavicius, president of Lithuanian anti-piracy outfit LANVA, is suspected of drug trading or unlawful possession of illegal narcotic substances in high quantities. Details on the investigation were made public by the police this week with local news sources identifying the LANVA boss as the suspect. Simanavicius, who earlier partnered…

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