Dozens of computers seized in Kuwait MOI raid
Kuwait’s Ministry of Information conducted another raid against one of the country’s leading trading establishments, where more than 70 computers containing unlicensed copies of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office were confiscated, reported a Business Software Alliance (BSA) press release.
This new raid follows a period of quiet during the BSA’s Great Opportunity campaign, where no raids or court action were undertaken, and companies using illegal computer applications were given the chance to declare and license their software without facing penalties.
The Business Software Alliance is an international organization representing leading software and e-commerce developers in 65 countries around the world. Established in 1988, BSA has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
As the "voice" of the software industry, the BSA helps governments and consumers understand how software strengthens the economy and how its further expansion hinges on the successful fight against software piracy and Internet theft. The BSA’s efforts include educating computer users about software copyrights; advocating public policy that fosters innovation and expands trade opportunities; and fighting software piracy. — (menareport.com)
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