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Old 05-02-2006, 12:21 PM   #1
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LXer: BSA offers £20k piracy bounty to rat on your boss

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Anti-software piracy group the Business Software Alliance (BSA) is offering a £20,000 reward to anyone who informs on their employer using illegal or unlicensed software. The BSA already has an online hotline for people to report the use of illegal software within UK organisations but it has now doubled the reward from £10,000 to £20,000 until the end of June this year. [The dirty rats! The nice thing about the FOSS community is that you get to resolve most disputes amicably. In other words, "we don't do that here." Apologies to Warren Woodford - dcparris]

Old 05-02-2006, 05:13 PM   #2
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You know, this just might be one of the better things to happen to promote FOSS software in the workplace. After a few bosses get turned in, I bet OpenOffice running on a Linux box starts to have a lot of appeal.


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