Business Software Alliance

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The Business Software Alliance "is the voice of the world's commercial software industry and its hardware partners before governments and in the international marketplace".

BSA campaigns

The BSA's "copyright-crusading cartoon ferret" appears in "marketing campaigns to teach kids to be good cybercitizens", and its "antipiracy comic book and teacher's guide" is mailed to grade-school classrooms. Concerned by industry-funded "claims ... that far exceed what copyright is all about", the American Library Association is developing its own copyright issues classroom materials. The National Education Association applauded the ALA, saying students should not "parrot for some corporate agenda". [1]

Membership

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • Autodesk
  • Avid
  • Bentley Systems
  • Borland, Cisco Systems
  • CNC Software/Mastercam, Entrust
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Internet Security Systems
  • Intuit
  • Macromedia
  • McAfee
  • Microsoft
  • RSA Security
  • SolidWorks
  • Sybase
  • Symantec
  • UGS Corporation and
  • VERITAS Software.

Contact information

Web: http://www.bsa.org/

External links