Blockchain makes people think of bitcoin, but its distributed ledger nature means its uses are far and wide, and that even includes reducing piracy.
After three years, the Business Software Alliance has suddenly resurfaced with a report on software piracy. The report is important for what it doesn't reveal, rather than the tired old mantra that it tries to spin. It has a new name too: BSA|The Software Alliance.
Internet Australia chief Laurie Patton – a long-time opponent of site blocking – says a recent site blocking exercise in the UK was not the success claimed, with 80% of Internet users ignoring the massive blocking effort.
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Nice article. Thanks for reporting on this.
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