John Friscia

In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice arrested several heads of the piracy group Team Xecuter and charged them with 11 felonies, and Nintendo is now suing one of the heads, Gary Bowser, per Polygon. Filed in Seattle near the heart of Nintendo of America, the lawsuit charges Bowser with two counts of trafficking and one copyright violation. Nintendo seeks $2,500 for each trafficked device and $150,000 for the copyright violation. The piracy of Team Xecuter, a for-profit business, has been particularly egregious and extends way beyond downloading old ROMs from a website. Since at least June 2013, it […]

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