The BSA ǀ The Software Alliance, formerly known as the "Business Software Alliance" and also known as the "BSA", is a trade group established in 1988 for the principle purpose of trying to stop copyright infringement of software produced by its members. The BSA is supported through membership dues … [Read more...] about BSA ǀ The Software Alliance: a friend to software companies or an enemy to advancement?
A DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) charge is a serious offense. A DWI carries a series of penalties that increase in severity with each consecutive DWI charge. In Texas, a DWI charge brings with it both administrative and criminal penalties for first time offenders. DWI - First offense … [Read more...] about Driving While Intoxicated: The First Offense
This is a great blog by Joshua Fetcher regarding some possible changes to DWI consequences in Texas under House Bill 2246. http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/crime/article/Bill-to-OK-ignition-interlocking-devices-for-6318903.php … [Read more...] about New DWI Law May Require Breathalyzer for First Time Offenders
A DWI can have many ramifications on your life. However, you may not realize that a DWI creates both a criminal issue and a civil issue. Many focus on the criminal aspects of a DWI, but the civil issue, or Administrative License Revocation (ALR), has great importance as well. An administrative … [Read more...] about Do Not Miss the 15 Day Deadline: Administrative License Revocation
Every year, BSA | The Software Alliance releases a new batch of “groundbreaking statistics” that they say point to a rampant software piracy problem. This year, in their 2013 report entitled Competitive Advantage: The Economic Impact of Properly Licensed Software, the results portray software piracy … [Read more...] about BSA | The Software Alliance: 2013 Global Study
What Changes to the CFAA Might Mean for IT Law The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) has recently been brought into the spotlight for much criticism and debate. The CFAA is now on the table for revision, as Aaron’s Law. The proposed law’s namesake, Aaron Swartz, was indicted on multiple counts … [Read more...] about Aaron’s Law: The New CFAA?