According to an article in ITjungle, SAP paid $20 million in fines and plead guilty in federal court last week in the criminal case over TomorrowNow’s illegal downloading of support information from Oracle. In exchange for its plea and the fines, the Department of Justice dropped its criminal case against SAP and its now defunct […]
This just in: Oracle’s lawsuit against SAP has just come to a dramatic conclusion with the biggest jury award in software piracy history. $1.3 Billion dollars were awarded to Oracle in damages over illegal TomorrowNow software downloads.
Claiming that it never made any money from TomorrowNow or gained any Oracle customers from its acquisition of the third party support vendor, SAP agreed to pay Oracle for copyright infringement and illegal downloading engaged in by its now defunct subsidiary.