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Tag: Federation Against Software Theft

Articles

  • Can I sell my surplus software licenses?

    I’m writing this blog following recent news of a dispute between Microsoft and second-hand licensing specialist Discount Licensing. In particular, I’m keen to publish an independent message in light of the nonsense being stated by FAST in the press over the last few days. I’ve...

  • Inmeta Crayon acquires FAST Limited

    Jens Rugseth, CEO of Inmeta Crayon Norwegian licensing reseller and SAM specialist Inmeta Crayon has acquired FAST Limited. InMeta Crayon, with headquarters in Oslo, has presence in Northern Europe, Germany, France and the Middle East. The team has over 600 employees, over 10% of...

  • Quick Guide to Second-Hand Software (Part 1 of 3)

    "Some statements from software vendors in this space may seek to cloud your judgement and paint a shady tone of grey" This article has been contributed by Noel Unwin of Discount-Licensing.com Part One – Industry Dynamics Part Two -Demystifying the Mist Part Three...

  • 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...

  • Fast tackles illegal software auctions

    The Federation Against Software Theft (Fast) has reiterated its determination to crack down on the sale of pirated software on auction websites. The announcement follows the launch of 17 auction piracy actions against individuals selling counterfeit software via eBay by the Software...