Displaying items by tag: Unlicensed software

Software industry advocacy group, the BSA|The Software Alliance, reached a record settlement of $200,000 with a Sydney-based engineering firm in 2016 which saw a record total amount of $589,000 in damages obtained in the year for the use of unlicensed software in Australia.

Published in Business Software
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:06

BSA settles Australian software piracy cases

Software industry advocacy group, the BSA|The Software Alliance, has settled three court cases in Australia, awarded a total of $58,000 in damages following the unlicensed use of software programmes owned by its members - Adobe, Autodesk and Microsoft - in breach of copyright law.

Published in Business Software

After three years, the Business Software Alliance has suddenly resurfaced with a report on software piracy. The report is important for what it doesn't reveal, rather than the tired old mantra that it tries to spin. It has a new name too: BSA|The Software Alliance.

Published in Open Sauce
Saturday, 28 May 2016 16:55

20% of Aussies using unlicensed software

About 20% of Australian computer users are using unlicensed software, despite the link between unlicensed software and the risk of cyberattacks.

Published in Security

West Australian businesses have topped settlements for unlicensed software use in Australia, with WA manufacturing businesses Gastech and Offsite held accountable by ex-employees for unlicensed software use.

Published in Business Software
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 01:55

Illegal software use costs Aussies $147,000

The Software Alliance (BSA) has settled seven cases of illegal software usage in Australia so far this year, to the value of $147,000.

Published in Business Software

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