Gorbachev asks Microsoft for leniency in piracy case

Wednesday, 7 February 2007, 2:53 AM EST

Microsoft is sidestepping an appeal from a former leader of the Soviet Union to intervene in a piracy case involving a school principal.

Mikhail Gorbachev, who is credited with aiding the end of the Cold War, wrote to Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates on Monday asking for help in halting the trial of Aleksandr Ponosov, 40, who could face up to five years in prison.

At InfoWorld.

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