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Offline pritam

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I am a software engineer my software has been stolen and is being market by the company, whom I had shown a demo. I got to know this yesterday, The entire thing is my idea.

plz help me get this thieves behind bar

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Sorry to hear what happened to you.
have you copyrighted your software?

If yes you must be having the certificate or the Diary no, If so than go to the police station and lodge an FIr based on the certificate u have in hand.
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Knowingly using the infringing copy of a computer program on a
computer is punishable with:
1. imprisonment for a term between 7 days and 3 years and
2. fine between Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 2 lakh
In case the infringement has not been made for commercial gain, the
Court may impose no imprisonment and may impose a fine upto Rs
The offence can be tried by a magistrate not below the rank of a
Metropolitan Magistrate or a Judicial Magistrate First Class.
In case of offences by companies, persons in charge of the company are
also liable unless they prove that the offence was committed:
1. without their knowledge or
2. despite their due diligence to prevent it.
Advocate Lyngdoh
Laitumkhrah, Shillong

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