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TomorrowNow has pleaded guilty to criminal charges that it illegally downloaded copyrighted Oracle software in an effort to pry customers from the database giant between December 2006 and April 2007. According to a statement from United States Attorney Melinda Haag, the former SAP subsidiary – which was shut down in 2008 – has …

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  1. Paulus Net

    So, what is the deal?

    Is Oracle receiving only $20m or the $272m awarded earlier by the same Judge?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Doh

    Damages are awarded in civil cases

    Fines are imposed in criminal (and other) cases

    Damages are awarded to the plaintiff

    Fines go to the Government coffers

    Are we in tune here????

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