Electronics-recycling innovator is going to prison for trying to extend computers’ lives


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A California man who built a business out of recycling electronic waste is headed to prison for 15 months after a federal appeals court rejected his claim that the “restore discs” he made to extend computers’ lives had no financial value, instead ruling that he’d infringed Microsoft products.

Source: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-microsoft-copyright-20180426-story.html