February 12, 2014

This was originally posted by Cliff Saran on www.computerweekly.com

In an attempt to redress the balance, IT asset management (ITAM) specialist Martin Thompson has launched the Campaign for Clear Licensing in a bid to give users an independent voice against rogue contracts and the confusing terminology used in software licences.

"There is no real independent voice for buyers. The BSA [The Software Alliance] and Fast [the Federation Against Software Theft] represent software providers. We want to give users a voice," said Thompson.Due to the economic environment, he says software suppliers are also getting more desperate to hit sales targets, so sales representatives are using more aggressive sales techniques..... Continue reading

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