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  • Bowser faces 10 years in jail, $4.5M in damages in Nintendo piracy case

    November 2, 2021 by Wes Fenlon [PC Gamer]

    Team-Xecuter member Gary Bowser plead guilty to trafficking in circumvention devices—aka selling custom firmware that enabled piracy.

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    Nintendo has won a major victory in a case against 52-year-old Canadian Gary Browser, a member of hacking group Team-Xecuter who was arrested in 2020. Bowser, better known as GaryOPA online, plead guilty to two counts: "conspiracy to circumvent technological measures and to traffic in circumvention devices" alongside other members of Team-Xecuter, and "trafficking in circumvention devices," as laid out in a plea agreement filed on October 28 and obtained by Torrentfreak. He now faces a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison for each count.

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