HR 3261, or the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is currently being considered in the US congress. Like most legislation that deals with the Internet, it comes with a certain amount of controversy.
At its heart, the bill is designed to help prevent the illegal distribution of intellectual property – music, movies, software, books, periodicals and so on. Even today the notion of copying media is still somehow not perceived as stealing by many people. While walking in to a bookstore or music store and taking something without paying for it is clearly understood to be stealing, many people don’t consider the download of the same material to be illegal. It is. Regardless of the legality – when people stop to think about it – they realize that it is morally wrong.
Diehard baseball fans like me have found ourselves at the end of one of the best seasons Major League Baseball has had in years. What truly distinguished this season is that the old adage of “defense wins titles” didn’t quite pan out. Instead, we got to see teams with ordinary starting pitching somehow make it to the championship games.
Focusing on offense over defense seems to be the trend lately in the software world too.
We’re cloud-bound and moving full steam ahead! Earlier this year, we transitioned from Beta and announced the general release of our Sentinel Cloud Services. Since then, our focus has been devoted toward customer evaluations and updates for upcoming releases.
Now, our cloud momentum increases as we forge partnerships with Amazon and Dell Boomi! See how these collaborations can get you up and running in the cloud even faster:
This is a multi-part blog where we’ll look at the business case around a license enforcement system from many different angles. This article will begin the discussion surrounding the initial business case for initiating a license enforcement project. Follow-on blogs will focus on measuring the return on the investment of a licensing system after implementation.
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