Video Game Giant Nintendo Takes Action Against R4 Cards
After Spain and the UK, the Netherlands high court is the latest to rule out the use, sale, importation or marketing of R4 cards in their country. According to the telegraph “more than 100,000 game copying devices have been seized in the UK alone since 2009.”
Nintendo said in a statement that it “welcomed” the decision and that it would continue to “take action to prevent the distribution of pirated software and devices that allow illegally downloaded software to be played.”
“Nintendo takes this action not only for the company’s sake, but in the interests of its partners who spend time and money legitimately developing software for Nintendo videogame consoles and systems, and customers who expect the highest standards and integrity from products bearing the Nintendo name,” the company said.
Benoit Tabaka, Director of Legal and Government Affairs at also embraced the decision: “We take counterfeiting very seriously here at PriceMinister and it is good to know that brands like Nintendo are taking legal action.” He also insisted that the site’s very strict counterfeiting policy has been applied for years: “We use key words and other investigative measures to detect sellers …