Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Russian programmer has been arrested

In the USA Russian programmer Roman Voznjuk has been arrested, writes The Wall Street Journal. He was accused of plundering of initial codes of American company Alibre Inc. Having copied codes, the Roman has returned home where authorities of the USA could not get him. Roman visited USA in the beginning of August. Voznjuk has been arrested on August, 6th in New York where he has arrived from Canada. Right after arrest he has been forwarded to Dallas where 4 years ago source codes have been stolen.

Floor Grejson, the founder of company Alibre, has told, that Roman Voznjuk was software developer up to the end of 2003. Then because of recession of demand for production Alibre he has got under reduction. After that Roman has returned to Russia as could not find other work in the USA.

Grejson marks, what source codes were exactly on the Russian servers for the first time. The source codes of RaceCAD - programs for spatial modelling and creation of virtual prototypes of various objects and products. Grejson speaks, that after detection of source codes in the Network has contacted Voznjuk and has demanded from it to stop distribution of codes, however correspondence in what has not resulted. Then Alibre has decided to bring an action. The court will be today - the lawyer of Roman will achieve its clearing on the security.

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