Microsoft fined millions for selling software to Russian firms

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Microsoft has agreed to pay in extra of $3 million to settle a possible civil legal responsibility for a believed 1,339 sanction violations that noticed it promote services and products to people and corporations in nations like Russia.

The greater than 1,300 circumstances happened between July 2012 and April 2019 and noticed Microsoft allegedly promoting software program licenses, activated software program licenses, and associated providers from its US and Eire servers to “Specifically Designated Nationals” and blocked customers in Cuba, Iran, Syria, Russia, and the Crimea area of Ukraine.