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Unlicensed Microsoft Software and Satellite Receivers Discovered in Bulgaria

May 12 2009 - 16:20

On April 7, 2009, officials of the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture discovered unlicensed Microsoft software in an advertising agency in Sofia.

The unlicensed software included Microsoft Corel, Adobe, Macromedia and other graphic design programs, worth more than USD 20,588 (EUR 15,339).

In the period between April 6 and 11, 2009, the Ministry officials also conducted inspections of cable operators in several Bulgarian towns: Varna, Dobrich, Burgas, General Toshevo, Yambol and Sliven.

As a result, they seized 38 satellite receivers with unlicensed digital cards.

For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova in our Bulgaria office.

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