The Microsoft Store has several fraudulent paid versions of free and open source apps
The Microsoft Store is not particularly known for its robust app curation, though it has a huge problem in the other direction: There are several listings of paid software that's actually just open source software packaged and illegitimately released.
"Some developers convert open source applications to the UWP format to offer these applications on the Microsoft Store. Some of these programs are offered for money and some are in violation of the original application's license as they may lack attribution or may not be offered for money."
These apps being listed on the Microsoft Store for money are violating open source licenses, not giving any credit to the original development team.
Though many of these unauthorized application listings have been reported to Microsoft, support and response from Microsoft has been few and far between.
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