"The arrogance and that sanctimony. I just thought – how can you?”
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There were a record number of cases of unlicensed software settled in 2017, a figure that doubled from the previous year, the BSA said on Thursday.
The BSA has been slammed by the CEO of a leading software asset management provider who says they are 'missing the mark' by focusing on piracy and fines.
Australian businesses have been caught using $200,000 worth of unlicensed software so far this year, according to industry advocate BSA.
An appeals court will hear arguments this week about the U.S. International Trade Commission's decision to block digital transmissions of 3D dental records into the U.S., an import ban that could have a broad impact on other digital goods.
Microsoft might promise free upgrades for Windows and simplify its volume licensing with a new agreement, but the influx of cloud services, new devices and mobile apps means software licensing continues to be complex. A recent lawsuit should remind you that you can't afford to lose track of what software your company is using.
Leaders of the tech sector laud the Obama administration's rollout of voluntary cybersecurity guidelines, but broader private-sector adoption could remain a challenge.
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