Busted for copying software

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Author Solutions, the Bloomington company that helps people publish their own books, has admitted
to using copies
of software from Adobe, Microsoft and Symantec.

The penalty? $50,000.

Author Solutions says the violations began under prior ownership and that it cooperated with the investigation.

China is often blamed as a hotbed of software piracy, but what about here? In your experience, how common is it?

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