The MPO Group will pay several million dollars to Microsoft after the company pirated thousands of copies of Microsoft’s Exchange and SQL Server CDs. Through its Thailand factory, MPO burned 20,000 illegal copies of Microsoft’s software, complete with forged documentation and licenses.
MPO is a CD and DVD replicating company that distributes discs in Europe and in Thailand. According to Microsoft, the company cooperated fully in the investigated. MPO claims its Thailand factory was duped into thinking the copied discs were for a legitimate customer.