1.4 Intellectual Property

Intellectual property and copyright law and closely entwined principles relating to the creation of digital content and the distribution of existing content. New technological developments often create new paradigms and new challenges for copyright holders - as with the music industry at the end of the 1990s.

Software piracy

Software licences and impact of piracy

Copyright infringement ('piracy') is a major issue for software companies. The BSA study includes many statistics about piracy worldwide.
Updated: 2014-10-02