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Tag: Business Software Alliance


  • BSA Fines: The Hidden Costs

    Quacquarelli Symonds - BSA Breach in 3 out of 10 Results (CLICK TO ENLARGE) The group behind and landed itself in the UK IT press for all the wrong reasons last week. It was reported that Quacquarelli Symonds Consulting Limited had to pay the...

  • BSA Launches SAM Training & Certification – SAM Advantage

    How Do You Eat An Elephant? Piece by Piece The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has launched an industry training course and certification scheme based on the ISO/IEC 19770-1 SAM Standard. Breaking 19770-1 into Manageable Chunks I think this is the best thing to happen to ISO/IEC...

  • Manchester (UK) firms face pirate software blitz

    Manchester is the worst English city for software piracy outside London, according to an IT industry body which is trying to stamp it out. The Business Software Alliance is giving local businesses six weeks to prove themselves legal or face an investigation. The BSA intends to “reach...

  • Two companies settle software copyright claims

    A refreshing change – the BSA is actually naming companies in their recent press release. TruStile Doors and Sentage have settled with the Business Software Alliance and agreed to pay fines for their use of unlicensed software. See the full story

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