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.
The European Commission is opening up to open source and open standards. The BSA couldn't be more frustrated.
The BSA must be good for something. Truth just doesn't happen to be one of them.
The Business Software Alliance is earnestly trying to protect its participants from having to learn how to compete in the new world of digital goods. Shame on them.
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.
Security firm Kaspersky Lab says it will withdraw from the Business Software Alliance over a Draconian copyright bill.
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.
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.
The BSA trade group sends 48,000 peer-to-peer-related takedown warnings and asks sites to shut down 18,000 auctions for the first half of this year.
CIOs would do well to consider open source as a defense against software audits by Microsoft and other increasingly desperate enterprise software vendors.