I love reading stories like this, when companies are compensated for their loss and pirates are shut down (umm, and fined $4.1 million. Owch.) My favorite line in the story? " 'Modern-day pirates ought to expect modern-day penalties,' said Chuck Rosenberg, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia."
Software Pirate Ends Up Paying The Price* edited to add: the story WAS here: http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/632623/software_pirate_ends_up_paying_the_price/index.html?source=r_technology but is now gone. 'doh.