software piracy
Jun 15, 2017

Why register or patent?

The ramifications of not protecting software and technology developments can be costly.

Sep 16, 2015

Software piracy: a revenue opportunity

Kerio Technologies has asked its African distributor, Ozone IT, to assist in software piracy matters on its software.

Aug 14, 2014

Security fears deter software piracy

The BSA Global Software Survey found there has been a 1% decrease in the use of unlicensed software since 2011, driven by security fears.

Mar 13, 2014

MS, Hawks see anti-piracy progress

Closer collaboration with law enforcement has had a significant impact on securing software piracy convictions, says Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit.


Unlicensed software costs SA businesses R5.7m

Companies operating in the engineering, graphics and advertising sectors are the top offenders, says the BSA.

Sep 6, 2012

MS to hire 1 000 in China

The company will add 1 000 staff to its Chinese workforce over the coming year, adding to the 4 500 it already employs in the country.

Jun 22, 2012

Education key to combating software piracy

Many PC users lack a clear understanding of whether common ways of acquiring software are legal, says BSA.

Sep 15, 2011

SA climbs software piracy ranks

SA is the 25th highest country in the world for purchasing pirated software, says BSA.

Jun 23, 2011

Microsoft steps up piracy fight

A lot of fake software shipments are finding their way into SA and flooding the market, says Microsoft.

May 23, 2011

MS urges stronger IP protection

The software giant believes the global arena needs stronger IP protection to safeguard the industry's ability to innovate.


SA keeps piracy at bay

The country's piracy rate remained at 35% despite the doubling of the PC market in 2010, says BSA.


Google targets Malaysian SMEs

In this World Wide Wrap: Google targets Malaysian SMEs, EC plan boon for SMEs, and free AV for African SMEs availed.

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