Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office fined a Thai seafood processor with operations in Massachusetts $10,000 over its use of pirated Microsoft software. The case marks the first time the state used laws meant to combat unfair business practices to bring a civil action against a company for illegally obtaining software. In addition to paying a civil penalty, Narong Seafood Company Ltd., which has an operation in Gloucester, agreed not to use unlicensed software when doing business in Massachusetts.
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