– An Australian man has agreed to pay Nintendo $1.3 million in damages and
reimburse $87,000 in legal costs, as part of a settlement reached after he was
taken to court or allegedly uploading a copy of "New Super Mario Bros.
Wii" to the Internet, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
The man uploaded
the game to the Internet before it became available for purchase in Australia, the
Nintendo sued 24-year-old James Burt for copyright infringement,
and was granted access to his computers, as well as emails and access to social
"Nintendo will pursue those who attempt to jeopardise
our industry by using all means available to it under the law," the
company said in a statement.
(Sydney Morning Herald)