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Man Fined $1.5 Million For Leaked Mario Game 287

Posted by Soulskill
from the sorry-about-your-luck dept.
An anonymous reader writes "A Queensland man will have to pay Nintendo $1.5 million in damages after illegally copying and uploading one of its recent games to the internet ahead of its release, the gaming giant says. Nintendo said the loss was caused when James Burt made New Super Mario Bros Wii available for illegal download a week ahead of its official Australian release in November of last year. Nintendo applied for and was granted a search order by the Federal Court, forcing Burt to disclose the whereabouts of all his computers, disks and electronic storage devices in November. He was also ordered to allow access, including passwords, to his social networking sites, email accounts and websites."
The Almighty Buck

+ - A Second Chance to Save Chocolate

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An anonymous reader writes: The industrial chocolate makers have been pushing for the FDA to allow them to start replacing the natural cocoa butter in chocolate with hydrogenated fats and oils and still be able to call it chocolate. The FDA has been listening too. Even so, there has been a huge public outcry to stop this from going forward forcing the FDA to extended the public comment period to June 25th. This page tells how you can help keep chocolate chocolate — before it is too late. http://www.amanochocolate.com/frankenchocolate/

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