Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

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BSA collects over $2M in settlements from U.S. companies:

The Business Software Alliance (BSA), a watchdog group representing the nation’s leading software manufacturers, today announced it has collected over $2 million in settlements from 19 U.S. companies that were running illegal software.

Compare that to this article from the BSA web site earlier this year:
Study Finds PC Software Piracy Declining in Emerging Markets while Worldwide Piracy Rate Remains Stable:

Thirty-five percent of the packaged software installed on personal computers (PC) worldwide in 2005 was illegal, amounting to $34 billion in global losses due to software piracy.

So the BSA just has $33.998 billion left to catch!





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