BSA collects more than USD$ 2.2 million from 25 U.S. companies

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Business Software Alliance (BSA) has announced that it has collected more than 2.2 million USD in settlements with 25
U.S. companies. As…

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From my own IT department experience, I think the actual percentage is much higher. The solution is Linux with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Of course, for you M$ slaves, there is plenty of FOSS for Winblows too. Many FOSS apps are cross-platform and will run on just about any OS.

[edited by RTV71 on 13.10.2004 15:27]

FOSS is always an option but until very recently it wasn’t a good option. Most open source app are not user friendly. They are designed with the top 10% of us in mind and they leave out the people like my mother who tries her best but sometimes just cant grasp the concept presented to her. She needs a M$ like app to explain everything step by step.