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Software Piracy Computer Crime
548 wordsSoftware Piracy is the most common computer crime, it is the illegal coping of software. People wouldn't think of shoplifting software from a retail store, but don't think twice about going home and making several illegal copies of the same software and this is true because I myself am guilty of this. The major problem is not people going out and buying the software then making copies for everyone, it's the websites that cater to pirating software, that really cause the problem. On anyone one of...
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Company In The World Percent Of The Worlds
876 wordster> New Learning A Life Worth Knowing About William Henry Gates, also known as Bill, has established himself as the richest man in the world. He is the youngest self made billionaire, and perhaps the best businessman in the world. As you read along, you will learn what Bill Gates accomplishments were, what his beliefs were, and why this topic is so important. Bill Gates is important because not only did he change the computer technology in America, he also became the biggest, stronges...
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481 wordsBackground: The software industry in Sri Lanka is still in its infancy. However, it is an industry which has shown one of the highest growth rates in the last five years. The revenue earned by the software exports has grown to Rs. 55 million in year 2000, from almost nothing from the year 1996. It has been predicted that this high growth rate will continue in the near future. There are about 30 major software firms in Colombo (with employee strengths more than 50) that cater almost entirely to t...
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568 wordsEdward Yourdon According to Edward Yourdon, software development may soon move out of the U. S. into software factories in a dozen countries unless U. S. software organizations exploit the key software technologies examined in this publication. Here Yourdon takes a close look at how U. S. companies can implement object oriented methods, CASE tools, software quality assurance, structured methods, software metrics, and re-engineering. If we stand back and take a look at a broader view of the softw...
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700 wordsEnvironment of Software Industry The software industry continues to expand in 1998 based on the need for year 2000 solutions, increased number of PC s purchased, shift to client / server applications, and expanding economy, technology improvements, and the ever changing internet. The recent foreign financial crisis was the only event sited as slowing the growth of the industry. The market for enterprise resource planning (ERP), a name given to the automation of back office business processes by ...
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Criminal Penalties Intellectual Property
3,920 wordsEconomic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $ 15. 2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $ 5. 1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $ 4. 7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company revenues are generated overseas, yet ...
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Department Of Justice Bill Gates
2,043 wordsIts time to break up Microsoft Monopoly A couple of years ago, a copier company was found guilty of tying when it required consumers to purchase a maintenance plan along with its copier. Such is the case when on May 18, 1998 attorney generals from 20 states, and the District of Columbia and the US Department of Justice filed historic antitrust lawsuits against Microsoft Corporation. The US Department of Justice and 20 states are claiming Microsoft is conducting business in violation of the Sherm...
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Anti Trust Source Code
821 wordsMany have asked the question of whether Microsoft has turned into a monopoly of the high technology and software industry. This question is an easy one to answer, yes it is. Over the years, Microsoft has used its wealth and influence over the software industry to pull away from the competition by threatening competitors of withdrawing contracts and software deals. This is how Microsoft has grown to become a modern monopoly. Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson presided over the case and at the end of a...
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Pc Operating Systems Compatible Pc
529 wordsMy position today is proving to you, Your Honor, that Microsoft has used monopolistic practices and market power to foster a non-competitive climate. According to Webster, a monopoly is the exclusive control of a commodity or service in a given market. Microsoft has achieved their status of being the largest Software Company in America by creating a monopoly and using unfair business tactics. It may seem impossible for there to be only one supplier of any product in the software industry, since ...
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Graphical User Interface Microsoft Monopoly
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Continues To Grow Operating Systems
1,322 wordsI believe that Microsoft has the best intensions for society, because they are constantly developing the software market into a more competitive and challenging industry. Microsoft s success as a company is partly due to its commitment to making the best product possible and strategic business practices. The first reason Microsoft is not a monopoly is because of the standardized quality of its OS. Second is the intelligent business practices Microsoft has engaged in through many of its business ...
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