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Court finds for AWR over ZTE in piracy case

6/14/2011 07:53 PM EDT
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elctrnx_lyf
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re: Court finds for AWR over ZTE in piracy case
elctrnx_lyf   6/16/2011 8:32:46 AM
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The companies using unlicensed software to make the products should be fined in a big way. They are exploiting the intellectual property and handwork of other companies making EDA tools.

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re: Court finds for AWR over ZTE in piracy case
Daniel Payne   6/15/2011 9:28:42 PM
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This is great news for the EDA industry, we simply cannot allow customers to get away using Free software when they know that it should be paid for.

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re: Court finds for AWR over ZTE in piracy case
selinz   6/15/2011 2:25:52 PM
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This is a good sign but I'm guessing ZTE is not alone in this area. This sounds like a "sting."

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re: Court finds for AWR over ZTE in piracy case
parity   6/14/2011 9:43:34 PM
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Good for AWR - and give that geek who thought up and included the phone-home feature a bone or two. ZTE also tipped their hand at an AWR technical forum IIRC by asking advanced AWR tech questions when they did not have an AWR license. Question: what other software packages has ZTE been pirating? It would be more meaningful if the court could order a ban against ZTE selling into the US and or EU for several years to get their like-minded friends attention.

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