American couple will have to pay Nintendo over $12 million

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Business insider: "Nintendo of America was recently awarded a $12.23 million dollar judgement in federal court against a married Arizona couple accused of copyright infringement. Jacob and Cristian Mathias allegedly acknowledged they operated websites that distributed free, unofficial copies of Nintendo video games along with software that emulates Nintendo consoles. The websites at the center of the lawsuit, LoveROMs.com and LoveRETRO.co, offered free games to more than 17 million visitors per month. The pair reportedly agreed to the judgement rather than face a lengthy court battle and even more potential damages owed to Nintendo."

 

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