Oracle win $1.3 billion lawsuit against SAP
Oracle has won its software piracy lawsuit against arch-rival SAP. On Tuesday, a US federal court ordered SAP to pay $1.3 billion in damages to Oracle, the largest amount ever awarded for software piracy
Confusion over patent laws killing Indian software products industry
The Indian software product market, which was expected to reach $15 billion by 2015, saw a slump last year, with revenues falling from $1.85 billion to $1.67 billion. According to piracy watchdog BSA, a major reason for this drop is the ambiguity about pa
India winning software piracy battle, but war far from over
Software piracy is a grave issue and has alarming consequences across the world, especially in India
Microsoft Starts Software Checks to Curb Piracy
Accepting that users maybe unwittingly using pirated software, Microsoft said it will start a procedure wherein users can validate if their software is genuine and get it replaced online or through a reseller in case its not.Called the Office...
India Wins Piracy Battles, But War Far from Over
BSA, the global software piracy watchdog, today released a report, along with research firm IDC, taking a look at software piracy in 2008. 2008 has been a mixed year in the fight against software piracy, especially in APAC. Pirated software...
'Software Piracy Benefits Nobody'
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Technology : Infrastructure
What is the level of software piracy in India? How does it compare with global piracy levels? India is placed in the mid-tier so far as global piracy rates are concerned. According to the latest figures available as per BSA-IDC survey the...
Fighting The Piracy Menace
Software piracy has been a major source of distress to the Asia Pacific economy for some time now. According to a study conducted by Business Software Alliance (BSA), cutting the region's average software piracy rate by 10% to 43% over a four...