Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Businesses Check Your Software Licenses!

Why? Check out The IBJ's NewsTalk blog:

"Author Solutions, the Bloomington company that helps people publish their own books, has admitted to using copies of software from Adobe, Microsoft and Symantec.

The penalty? $50,000.

Author Solutions says the violations began under prior ownership and that it cooperated with the investigation.

China is often blamed as a hotbed of software piracy, but what about here? In your experience, how common is it?"

The Indianapolis Business Journal published a story on this case under the headline Publisher hit with $50,000 for software violations.