Authorities shoot to sink software pirates

  • 1999-09-16
  • By Brooke Donald
TALLINN - Nearly 90 percent of all software used in Estonia is pirated, said a representative from Business Software Alliance last week at the launching of an anti-piracy campaign here. Organized by Microsoft and BSA, the campaign is aimed at reducing the rate of piracy, which in Eastern Europe is the highest in the world, by educating businesses and the general public on illegal software use. As part of the campaign, which will last until the New Year, Microsoft is offering its software at reduced prices to encourage users to buy legally registered products. "This is a very grave problem t...
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