IBM brings copycats in from the cold

July 1991
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p11
Reports on American computer company International Business Machine's (IBM) offer of a way for Eastern Europeans to legalize pirated copies of software for IBM mainframe computers. Payment of fee for legalizing pirated software; Conditions in Eastern Europe that have made pirate software more common than legal ones; Doubts expressed by other computer companies, including Microsoft.


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