Articles Related to software piracy

Lobby wants Canada kept on U.S. piracy watch list

The International Intellectual Property Alliance is also seeking changes to Canada

Piracy impedes growth of Philippine software firms

Industry figures estimate the rate of PC software piracy in the Philippines last year was down slightly compared to 2006. However, industry loses to piracy rose substantially.

Use of illegal software in HK dropped by 2 per cent

An international report shows the city is making progress in checking software piracy. By contrast, in the Asia Pacific region software piracy went up


While global losses caused by software piracy increased by 15 per cent, in China the overall piracy rate has dropped significantly, according to a recent survey

Toronto firm fined for unlicensed software use

A Toronto firm has agreed to fork out $73,300 after an audit revealed the company was using unlicensed software, according to anti-piracy watchdog Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft (CAAST).

RIM chief calls for patent reform

The U.S. government is moving in the right direction with its efforts to reform its patent process by making it tougher for companies claiming infringement to get court injunctions, said a top executive at Research In Motion (RIM) Ltd., which settled its own patent fight in March.

Piracy worries plague Sino-US ties

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez will meet with senior Chinese government officials Tuesday as part of a two-day visit to Beijing focussed largely on protecting intellectual property (IP) rights in China and preparations for upcoming trade talks between the two countries, the U.S. embassy said.

Report looks at Philippines software piracy

Strict monitoring by corporate users of compliance with, rather than government

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