Caught out on copyright

10th November 2000 at 00:00
A CHESTERFIELD school has paid undisclosed damages for using software without the necessary licences. Newbold community school's settlement with the Business Software Alliance - a global trade body that polices softwaretheft - highlights the need for all schools to know the copyright laws. The school was reported anonymously to the alliance's software malpractice hotline. Details on the alliance's website at www.bsa.orguk

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