Fresno County pays IBM $2.3 million following software audit
Marc Benjamin, The Fresno Bee, 7/24/16 Fresno County paid IBM almost $2.3 million after a software-licensing audit revealed too many workers were using unlicensed IBM software in county departments.
Negotiating Software Contracts: Successfully Negotiating A Warranty Section
Stephen F. Pinson, The Licensing Journal, August 2016 A warranty is one of the most important contract provisions in a software contract. The warranty section deals with the performance of the software and what the...
The Importance of Escrow Agreements in Software and Technology License Agreements
Julie Machal-Fulks, Texas Lawyer, 6/6/16 Some of their most integral software applications businesses use are under another party’s control. When each party is upholding its end of the licensing bargain, these relationships can be long-lasting...
BSA Pays Disgruntled Employees to Rat on Pirating Bosses
Ernesto, Torrent Freak, 5/28/16 The Business Software Alliance, a trade group representing Adobe, Apple and Microsoft, is known to offer cash payments to people who help them find companies that run unlicensed software. Today we speak with...