back to article Tata Consultancy Services ordered to cough up $210M in code theft trial

A jury has sided with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) against Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) over the theft of source code and documentation. A total of $210 million was this week awarded. According to the verdict [PDF], a Texas jury agreed that TCS had "willfully and maliciously" misappropriated both source and …

  1. IGotOut Silver badge

    Don't worry Tata...

    ....just add it to any UK government contract, they love paying criminals and thieves for goods and services.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Don't worry Tata...

      criminals and thieves

      That refers to either consultancies or politicians. Probably both.

    2. Fruit and Nutcase Silver badge
      Coat

      Re: Don't worry Tata...

      And the bloke down the pub/drinking buddy of a minister, select friends of the party etc

      1. elsergiovolador Silver badge

        Re: Don't worry Tata...

        Or minister's hmm... line (wink wink) manager...

  2. CowHorseFrog Silver badge

    Arent all consultancies guilty of this sort of thing ALL the time ?

    1. sten2012

      Possibly, but getting CC'd in with the evidence probably didn't happen too often!

    2. Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge

      "This is industry standard code" is the phrase I've heard.

  3. matthewdjb

    TCS totally criminal software house

    CSC completely criminal software house

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Tata Steal?

    I'll pack my bags.

  5. Horny_Manatee

    Kindly do the needful.

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