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CIA collecting bulk data on money transfers, reports say

Secret program involving counter-terrorism collects and stores data on cross-border money transfers handled by firms like Western Union, according to reports. Some Americans' data is swept up.

By November 14, 2013

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Intel withdraws Boy Scouts support over homophobic policy

Intel has stopped donating to the Boy Scouts of America over the organisation's stringent anti-gay policies.

By November 11, 2012

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Microsoft reportedly asks China to stop state-run software pirates

The software giant is after China to clamp down on the illegal use of Office and other software by four state-run firms, says Bloomberg.

By September 20, 2012

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U.S. Attorney chasing MegaUpload is former piracy fighter

Neil MacBride, the U.S. attorney who indicted MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom, is the former chief of antipiracy at the Business Software Alliance.

By January 23, 2012

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Kaspersky dumps trade group over SOPA

Security firm Kaspersky Lab says it will withdraw from the Business Software Alliance over a Draconian copyright bill.

By December 5, 2011

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Surprise! Microsoft quietly opposes SOPA copyright bill

Microsoft applauded a Senate bill that aimed to delete "rogue Web sites" from the Internet. But it's drawn the line at the broader Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 22, 2011

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Obama picks BSA's antipiracy enforcer for high-level post

The Business Software Alliance's top copyright cop is the president's pick for a senior Justice Department post, inviting questions about whether Barack Obama will be inclined to scale back copyright laws or expand them instead.

By January 23, 2009

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Software piracy hits record high of $59 billion

Global software piracy has nearly doubled since 2003, according to a study from the Business Software Association, and emerging markets account for the majority of the problem.

By May 12, 2011

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Boy Scouts can now earn robotics merit badge

While Boy Scouts will continue to master camping, swimming, canoeing, and first aid, they can now add robot-building to the long list of coveted Scout skills.

By April 10, 2011

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BSA equates software pirates to Somali pirates

In what may be one of the worst PR pitches I've seen for a while, the Business Software Alliance tries to capitalize on the Easter weekend hostage drama off Somalia.

By April 13, 2009