If you are a GMAT aspirant, the following news will be important for you.
www.scoretop.com, a website that was providing online study materials for GMAT was sued by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the owners of GMAT. Scoretop, through their VIP membership, was supposedly distributing copyrighted material of GMAC.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has issued a default judgment awarding the damages in the amount of $2.3 million, attorneys’ fees, court costs, and other relief in a copyright infringement case brought by GMAC against Lei Shi and other operators of the U.S.-based web site known as Scoretop.com.
GMAC goes on to say "... if individuals have violated its testing policies through their participation in Scoretop. Violators may have their GMAT scores canceled, and business schools will be notified of those cancellations..."
So, if anyone among you have/had subscribed to the VIP Membership at www.scoretop.com, be careful. Also, praying to all the known Gods will be a good idea.
More on this can be read at the links below.
- Courts Give Graduate Management Admission Council Domain Name Ownership, Hard Drive in Copyright Infringement Suit
- GMAT Cheating Controversy Grows
- Shutting Down a GMAT Cheat Sheet
- GMAT Cheating Scandal: Answers from GMAC
- PaGaLGuY - CAUTION NOTICE to all GMAT section users
Trivia: The famous 1000 series (1000SC, 1000RC, 1000CR) used by many for preparing for GMAT was compiled and distributed by www.scoretop.com