The Federal Court of Australia busted distributor RSJ IT Solutions (fancy name) for selling the R4 mod chip. Now the company has to pay Nintendo $520,000 in damages and an additional $100,000 in penalties. Also, naturally, they were ordered to stop selling the R4 mod chip device.
Wow. Australia has to be the most dangerous place ever to pirate videogames. Just last week we told you about another person in Australia that was ordered by the same court to pay Nintendo $1.5 million dollars for ripping and uploading New Super Mario Bros Wii.
I get that Nintendo is out to get pirates, but it seems like Australia is happy to play along.