Sunday, November 25, 2007

BSA make money from threatening small businesses

The BSA are reportedly making a lot of money out of threatening small businesses with expensive court proceedings.

"An analysis by The Associated Press reveals that targeting small businesses is a lucrative strategy for the Business Software Alliance, the main global copyright-enforcement watchdog for such companies as Microsoft Corp., Adobe Systems Inc. and Symantec Corp.

Of the $13 million that the BSA reaped in software violation settlements with North American companies last year, almost 90 percent came from small businesses, the AP found."

No comments: