Employees as Whistleblowers: Source of Software Piracy Tips to BSA & SIIA

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Edward Snowden, the IT contractor who leaked news about the National Security Agency (NSA) electronic surveillance program, has put the spotlight on “whistleblowing”. According to Scott & Scott, LLP, whistleblower reports to software trade associations - BSA | The Software Alliance and the Software Information & Industry Association- involving alleged software piracy are frequently under the radar, number in the thousands annually, and are very costly to businesses. Scott & Scott, LLP recommends the following proactive measures to mitigate the risk of becoming a target of the BSA or SIIA.

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