09/01/2010

Beware the BSA

Piracy is big business, but software auditors can easily overstep their bounds. Here's what readers and experts say companies should do when the software cops come knocking.


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IT Software Audits Gone Bad: Beware the BSA

Software piracy is big business and bad for IT as a whole, so someone has to police it. But when the piracy police overstep their bounds, companies suffer needlessly. Here, Redmond explores the most harrowing tales of software audits and how companies should respond if the piracy cops come knocking.


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