This file photo was taken with a fisheye lens outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Authorities are investigating a network of online software vendors with hubs in Kansas City, Nevada, Colorado, Maryland and Washington state that they say sold pirated Microsoft and other kinds of software.
This file photo was taken with a fisheye lens outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Authorities are investigating a network of online software vendors with hubs in Kansas City, Nevada, Colorado, Maryland and Washington state that they say sold pirated Microsoft and other kinds of software. KansasCity
This file photo was taken with a fisheye lens outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Authorities are investigating a network of online software vendors with hubs in Kansas City, Nevada, Colorado, Maryland and Washington state that they say sold pirated Microsoft and other kinds of software. KansasCity

KC is at the center of far-flung software piracy investigation

January 30, 2015 6:44 PM