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  • What you need to know – ITAM and Licensing Terms

      Key phrases;   Activation: When the software is installed, a serial number of activation code is required to unlock use to the software. Allows vendor to track activations and also allows them to stop any unauthorized installs. Application: Software name. Asset Management:...

  • The Barium Manifesto

    Barium: with clear visibility and transparency of the insides of the patient, the Doctor can make an informed prognosis. The Mega-Vendor Arab Spring In my experience the vast majority of businesses are enthusiastic about technology and are happy to pay a fair price for it. However,...

  • Trading Standards Lends Weight to FAST Campaign

    The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) is to team up with Trading Standards in a pilot campaign based in Cardiff this summer. One thousand companies in the Welsh capital are due to be sent advice on how to achieve compliance followed up by visitors from Trading Standards. Trading...

  • Yet Another New Strategy From Rudderless FAST?

    It seems The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has still not solved it’s life long identity crisis. John Lovelock, chief executive of FAST, now claims that FAST will now serve to “bridge the gap between software vendors and users”. With many software vendors...

  • Have software licences and anti-piracy gone too far?

    An interesting article by Martin Brampton; The Brampton Factor: Licensed to bill  Software piracy may well be a very bad thing. But does it justify inflicting misery on legitimate software buyers, asks Martin Brampton. There is a lot of talk about the awfulness of software piracy...