NSW Police settle 'piracy' dispute with software giant

Thursday 31 January 2013 @ 11.51 a.m. | IP & Media

As reported in the SMH of 30 January 2013, "A multimillion-dollar legal claim against NSW law enforcement authorities by a British software giant has been settled out of court for an undisclosed sum.

"Multinational software firm Micro Focus had alleged in a lawsuit filed in 2011 that the NSW Police, Ombudsman, Police Integrity Commission, Department of Corrective Services and other government agencies illegally distributed its Rumba and ViewNow software, which is used to run the intelligence database known as COPS.

"NSW Police confirmed in a statement that it had now settled but would not disclose details."

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