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Rough Waters Ahead for Software Pirates

Oct 16, 2009, 06:02 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)

"Your best protection against accidental or malicious piracy is to have an explicit software policy in place that each employee reads, agrees to and signs. Periodic software audits prevent any violations of the policy and maintains an inventory of licensed products.

"Preserving Those Pieces of Eight

"If you think your company's good name and bank account are more valuable than the risk of making illegal copies of software, you're right. Piracy's most egregious violators end up on the BSA's "faces" page where their schemes and faces are laid out for all to see and hear. You'll also find out how much jail time and money they owe."

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