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Aussie gets AU$1.5 million fine for uploading NSMBWii

Vooks - February 9, 2010

Submitted by apujanata (14935) at 6:45AM PST on February 9, 2010

Nintendo has taken action against an individual here in Australia for being the first person in the world to copy and upload New Super Mario Bros Wii to the internet. The game was uploaded to file-sharing networks on November 6th, a week before the Australian release. Out-of-court settlement which will require the pirate to pay Nintendo the sum of $1.5 Million dollars by way of damages to compensate Nintendo for the loss of sales revenue caused by uploading the game.

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