AGs Press FTC For Action Against Software Piracy, IT Theft

Law360, New York (November 8, 2011, 9:13 PM EST) -- Attorneys general from 39 U.S. states and territories urged federal trade regulators Friday to crack down on foreign and other manufacturers that use pirated software and other stolen information technology, saying the practice competitively injures U.S. companies and costs Americans jobs.

In a letter issued by the National Association of Attorneys General and addressed to commissioners at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the agency's competition bureau director, the 39 attorneys general said IT theft is a competitive wrong that easily falls within the definition of...
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