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2013-10-30 23:32:21

A government relations and intellectual property enforcement organization, BSA | The Software Alliance (a/k/a The Business Software Alliance) is running internet and radio ads soliciting software piracy tips in exchange for cash rewards. Scott & Scott, LLP, a Texas-based law firm with a software audit defense practice, believes the rewards create an opportunity for disgruntled employees to profit from their own wrongdoing. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 BSA | The Business...

2013-10-07 23:00:44

SECUDRIVE Software Copy protection provides 2048-bit RSA algorithm-based execution file copy protection, which denies access to software applications unless the user has the USB dongle. Software developers can now protect their software from illegal copy. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Brainzsquare releases SECUDRIVE Software Copy Protection, a new copy protection solution for software into the market. SECUDRIVE Software Copy Protection provides software developers copy protection,...

2013-08-21 12:31:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida resident David Thompson was forced to forfeit $250,000 to BSA | The Software Alliance to settle claims that he illegally sold and distributed copies of software products from Adobe and Symantec, both BSA member companies, through his website, www.littlesoftshop.com. BSA originally filed the lawsuit in a Connecticut federal court on behalf of Adobe and Symantec. BSA's Global Internet Enforcement Program began its...

2013-06-25 12:32:43

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that Dell Inc. has joined BSA to participate in global anti-piracy programs and help drive advocacy initiatives on behalf of the software industry. "Dell has a billion-dollar software business that is growing rapidly, so it's a natural fit for us to join BSA," said John Swainson, President of Dell Software. "BSA is an association that brings together the world's leading software companies...

2013-05-21 08:35:16

Reduced risk and greater operating efficiencies drive value for enterprises, boosting economic output TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - A new study from BSA | The Software Alliance and INSEAD, one of the world's leading business schools, finds that increasing the use of properly licensed software would have a greater impact on the economy in Canada than allowing similar growth in the use of pirated software. A one per cent increase in use of licensed software would generate an...

2013-05-21 00:21:47

Emerging markets have the greatest potential returns from increasing use of licensed software WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study from BSA | The Software Alliance and INSEAD, one of the world's leading business schools, finds that increasing the amount of properly licensed software in use globally by 1 percent would add an estimated $73 billion to the world economy, compared to $20 billion from pirated software -- meaning there is a $53 billion advantage...

Study Claims Video Game Piracy Not As Pervasive As Thought
2013-05-14 16:31:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Piracy is an ongoing issue for content producers like musicians, entertainment studios and video game developers. It´s a fight which many believe to be heated; one that involves the FBI, arrests, and hoards of digital pirates using any means necessary to make this content freely available online. Public arrests and outcries by piracy leaders such as Pirate Bay or Kim “dotcom” Schmitz only further the view that...

2012-11-14 16:27:57

Ministry Is First Government Body to Earn BSA's Certification in Standards-Based SAM for Organizations WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that the Ministry of Economy in Mexico has become the first government body in the world to earn BSA's Certification in Standards-Based Software Asset Management for Organizations, a program known as CSS(O). The credential demonstrates the Mexican government's commitment to promoting legal...

2012-09-17 06:26:54

LONDON, September 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Online anti-piracy platform muso.com today announced a world-first with the launch of 'muso.com SEO', a new solution allowing rights-holders to automatically search and remove illegally infringing Google search engine results for their content with just a click of a button. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/562587 ) muso.com's online dashboard has been an industry-leading tool for over 1,000 rights...

2012-09-04 06:25:41

Partnership with Federation Against Software Theft will Intensify Anti-Piracy Operations throughout Europe and U.S. WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association for the software and digital content industries, today announced that it has forged a new alliance with the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST). The partnership agreement will strengthen anti-piracy operations throughout Europe and...