Software Industry Fights Sales of Counterfeit Goods Online

Federation Against Software Theft welcomes industry initiative A new industry-driven initiative aimed at reducing the sales of counterfeit goods online has been welcomed by the Federation Against Software Theft, as an important step in the fight against piracy. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed on May 5th 2011 by a number of rights-holders, Internet platforms and trade associations, has brought together brands such as Amazon, Burberry, eBay, Microsoft and the Motion Picture Association of America. Julian Heathcote Hobbins, General Counsel, FAST, stated: “From our perspective this can only been seen as a positive move.  It represents the conclusion of one of the main planks of the European Commission’s September 2008 communication on enhancing the campaign to protect intelle... »

Small Firms Offered Free Business-Management Software

Entrepreneurs can access free software to help them manage their day-to-day business operations, following a giveaway by software firm Mamut. According to Mamut, the ‘StartUp’ software provides small businesses with a complete set of planning and management tools. It includes a step-by-step guide to producing a business plan, the ability to set up a website with e-commerce capabilities, a customer and contact register, and electronic invoicing capabilities. The software also provides businesses with access to the Mamut StartUp website which contains advice on setting up and running a business, along with information on funding, accounting and IT. “Entrepreneurs and small businesses are the lifeblood of the UK economy,” said Mamut UK managing director Alan Moody. &ld... »

Contact Management Software

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