Thu, 28 Oct 1999: Pirates get chance to pay for software…



Currently, Lithuanian legislation provides that the tax police and other agents under the Ministry of Internal Affairs have the responsibility to supervise how companies and institutions are using software, said Arturas Jonkus, spokesman for Microsoft's amnesty program. "It means they will have rights to check private companies and government institutions to see if they are fulfilling the law. In Lithuania it means there is more or less a legal background for fighting software piracy. At the same time it means they will be more active with it," Jonkus said.According to Jolanta Kaminskaite-Pranckeviciene, an attorney and representative for BSA, enforcement is the trick."I would say that we have no problems with our law and have had no proble... Read the rest of this entry »

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