Microsoft Sues TestKing.com
A suit filed by Microsoft in federal court in Seattle offers an interesting glimpse into the world of IT certification exams. It’s against Testking.com, which offers training materials to help people prepare for certification tests given by Microsoft and other companies. The gist of the complaint:
Microsoft is informed and believes, and on that basis alleges, that the Microsoft Certification Exam materials defendants sell through Testking.com contain exam questions and answers that are either identical or substantially similar to Microsoft’s copyrighted exam questions and answers. Microsoft has not licensed or authorized defendants to copy or distribute its copyrighted exam content.
Among other things, the suit outlines the measures Microsoft takes to try protect the exams from leaking out. Click here for more information.