Citations with the tag: COMPUTER software industry -- Corrupt practices
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- Taking a hard line on software.
Webster, Geoffrey // Director (00123242); Jan1996, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p20
Reports that directors can be sent to prison and fined if their company is caught using stolen software. Beliefs of KPMG management. INSET: Software use: Your questions answered..
- Shipping Bricks and Other Tricks.
GREENBERG, HERB // Fortune; 9/29/1997, Vol. 136 Issue 6, p30
Reports on the trend of software companies to persuade distributors to take more product than they really need or want, which is known as stuffing the channel. Software companies who book sales the minute the product leaves the factory; Reasons why distributors allow this to happen; Legal...
- Arizona ranks 16th in nation for software piracy.
Sodoma, Brian // Inside Tucson Business; 11/23/98, Vol. 8 Issue 35, p10
Cites a report by the Business Software Alliance, which ranked Arizona as the 16th in the list of states in terms of software piracy. Basis for the ranking; Economic impact of software piracy in the state for 1997; Most prevalent forms of software piracy.
- Piracy update.
Hinch, Emily // Business Mexico; Jul2001, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p58
Reports on the losses suffered by the computer software industry in Mexico due to piracy. Statistics on software piracy in the country; Estimates on the percentage of Mexican companies that use pirated software; Business Software Alliance's initiatives to combat software piracy.
- Is software piracy enough of a problem to justify vendors' anti-theft efforts?
Foster, Ed // InfoWorld; 07/20/98, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p64
Focuses on the computer software piracy problem in the United States. Need for software vendors to stop harassing their customers for copy protection schemes; Decisions faced by software companies on fighting software piracy.
- LABELS FIRE ON LIMEWIRE.
Johnson, Ted // Daily Variety; 6/7/2010, Vol. 307 Issue 45, p33
The article reports that 13 entertainment labels demand for the permanent injunction of LimeWire after it was ruled that it was responsible for copyright infringement in which they assert that LimeWire does not seem to take action to change their illegal doings.
- Software Stalker.
Johnson, Ted // Accountancy; May93, Vol. 111 Issue 1197, p71
Reports on the impact of piracy on the computer software industry in Great Britain.
- In pursuit of pirates.
Bird, Jane // Management Today; Nov95, p92
Discusses the campaign of the Business Software Alliance aimed at raising awareness of computer software piracy. Piracy rates in Turkey and central Europe; Belief of illegal users that they are unlikely to get found out as one of the biggest problem of the industry; Lack of management control...
- Yo, ho, ho And A CD ROM!
Jackson, Wayne // New Zealand Management; Dec99, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p100
Probes on software piracy in New Zealand (NZ). Comparison on statistics of software piracy in NZ with China; Issue on the complexity of software licensing; Meaning of Software Management Program.
- Pirates persist.
McClenahen, John S. // Industry Week/IW; 10/17/94, Vol. 243 Issue 19, p20
Reports on the decline of software piracy in France due to tough penalties in 1993. Fine and jail sentence for freebooters.
- This Internet Cracks Us Up.
Sweatt, Allan (A.J.) // Modern Machine Shop; Jan99, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p34
Discusses the impact of the Internet on the cracked software industry. Cracked software as any proprietary software program in which the copyright protection has been removed or defeated; Message posted on the CAD/CAM Forum of MMS Online announcing the availability of CAD/CAM cracks; Newsgroup...
- Software publishers embarks on piracy fighting campaign.
Pruzan, Todd // Advertising Age's Business Marketing; Apr95, Vol. 80 Issue 4, pT-12
Reports on the Software Publishers Association's (SPA) anti-piracy advertisement campaign intended for markets outside the United States. 1994 losses from software piracy; Newspaper campaign in Singapore; Software piracy in Japan; SPA's plan to open an office in China; SPA's priority watch...
- Land of bus queues and legal software.
Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist; 7/16/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1934, p6
Reports on the results of Software Publishers Association's study of the extent of software piracy around the world. Percentage of software pirated in several countries; Reasons for Great Britain having the lowest percentage; Estimate of business software stolen in 1993.
- Hot copies.
Tanaka, Jennifer; Boynton, Toriano // Newsweek; 8/28/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p10
Reports that Russian computers users have been buying illegal copies of Microsoft's Windows 95 prerelease `beta' versions. Its intended release there in September 1995; Cost; Why Moscow does not want to be labeled a `software pirate.'
Tanaka, Jennifer; Boynton, Toriano // Credit Management; Jul2001, p10
Presents news items concerning business enterprises in Great Britain as of July 2001. Amount of time wasted by small business on administration; Number of workers with no Internet access; Warning on the piracy of the products of software companies by their employees.
- Microsoft violations alleged.
Trott, Bob // InfoWorld; 07/07/97, Vol. 19 Issue 27, p19
Reports that a group of senators has asked the Federal Trade Commission to join the Department of Justice in investigating allegations that Microsoft has violated the consent decree it has agreed to in 1994. Other investigations into the company.
- Microsoft says raid uncovered alleged counterfeit software.
Trott, Bob // Electronic News (10616624); 11/28/94, Vol. 40 Issue 2042, p36
Reports on the raiding of the premises of Triton Technology Laboratory Corp. in New York for suspected software piracy. Raid as the result of the filing of a complaint by Microsoft Corp.; Software seized.
- Antivirus companies should stay on top of their products.
Schwartau, Winn // Network World; 05/31/99, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p45
Criticizes Network Associates for selling outdated antivirus software to unsuspecting customers. False sense of security; False advertising; Response of a customer service representative.
- Software policy carries stiff price.
Fitzgerald, Mark // Editor & Publisher; 10/03/98, Vol. 131 Issue 40, p9
Reports on the Software Publishers Association's (SPA) imposition of a penalty against BHG Group for software piracy. Other newspaper groups in the United States, investigated by the SPA; Publishing software programs allegedly used by BHG illegally; SPA's calculation of fines; Efforts of...
- VeriSign Certificates Issued to Microsoft Imposter.
Fitzgerald, Mark // IT Professional; Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p7
Reports on VeriSign Inc.'s revocation of digital certificates it issued to an individual who fraudulently claimed to be representative of Microsoft Corp. Risks associated with such certificates; Serial numbers and validity periods of the certificates.
- Warranty Warning.
Fitzgerald, Mark // PC Week; 07/26/99, Vol. 16 Issue 30, p62
Comments on software warranty disclaimers. Lack of information technology vendor liability; Need for product standards.
- Software piracy high.
Fitzgerald, Mark // Supply Management; 5/26/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p8
Reports on a Business Software Alliance/IDC study of global software piracy.
- Another EU fine! Is Microsoft insane?
GIBBS, MARK // Network World; 3/11/2013, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p34
The article reflects on the misconduct of Microsoft Corp. and also focuses on fines imposed by the European Union (EU) on the firm. It informs that EU has imposed fine of 729 million dollars because the company has allowed 15 million default installations of its web browser during the...
- Chase Sues Embattled Mortgage Tech Vendor.
JULAVITS, ROBERT // American Banker; 5/10/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 90, p1
Reports on Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp.'s lawsuit against Cybertek Corp. and parent company, Policy Management Systems Corp., for Cybertek's alleged failure to deliver computer programs it promised. Pitfalls of rapid technological change underscored by the case; Overview of the case;...
- Lying on Software Projects.
Glass, Robert L.; Rost, Johann; Matook, Matthias S. // IEEE Software; Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p90
The article focused on the prevalence of lying in software projects. It commented on the results of a questionnaire that found some reasons for lying included increase sales, to hide mistakes, to decrease workloads, and overconfidence. It examined data on lies concerning estimations in cost and...
- Truth or Consequences: An Analysis of Vaporware and New Product Announcements.
Bayus, Barry L.; Jain, Sanjay; Rao, Ambar G. // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR); Feb2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p3
The software industry practice of announcing new products well in advance of actual market availability has led to allegations that firms are intentionally engaging in vaporware. The possible predatory and anticompetitive implications of this behavior recently surfaced in the antitrust case...
- Situational Determinants of Software Piracy: An Equity Theory Perspective.
Glass, Richard S.; Wood, Wallace A. // Journal of Business Ethics; Nov96, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p1189
Software piracy has become recognized as a major problem for the software industry and for business. One research approach that has provided a theoretical framework for studying software piracy has been to place the illegal copying of software within the domain of ethical decision making assumes...