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The Business Software Alliance (BSA) represents the interests of founding and maintaining members, to whom the BSA is a collective front. The BSA encapsulates (or encapsulated) workers of William Gates Sr. and it is seen lobbying for software patents in Europe, among other Microsoft interests. It is generally hostile towards Free software, which competes directly against its clients/funding sources.
The Business Software Alliance (BSA) represents the interests of founding and maintaining members, to whom the BSA is a collective front. The BSA encapsulates (or encapsulated) workers of William Gates Sr. and it is seen lobbying for software patents in Europe, among other Microsoft interests. It is generally hostile towards Free software, which competes directly against its clients/funding sources.
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== References ==
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=== References ===
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=== 2008 ===
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=== 2011 ===
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/18/gartner-bsa-servitude/ With Obedient Dolls Like Gartner and the BSA, Who Needs Enemies?]
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* [http://www.google.com/search?q=site:techrights.org+BSA&sourceid=navclient-ff&rlz=1B5GGGL_enGB315GB316&ie=UTF-8&hl=en More...]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/22/bsa-intervention-trolls-league/ Patents Roundup: India Fights Software Patents, BSA Intervention, Trolls League]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/30/microsoft-extortion-framework/ Microsoft’s Patent Troll (IV) Helps Increase Microsoft Tax, BSA Changes Intellectual Monopoly Laws]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/07/bsa-and-novell-patents/ BSA and Novell ♥ Software Patents, Microsoft]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/07/vietnam-bsa-idc/ Cablegate: In Vietnam, BSA+IDC+Microsoft Assure Microsoft Lock-in in Exchange for Indoctrination]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/18/patently-absurd-swpats/ Patently Absurd: Microsoft, BSA, IDC, Alsup, and Trend Micro]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/03/02/bsa-tries-to-exclude-freedom/ BSA is Lobbying (and Lying) to Exclude Software Freedom From the British Public Sector]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/19/microsoft-vs-eif-v20/ Microsoft & Paid Lobbyists Attack Open Source in European Interoperability Framework]  
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/14/bsa-loses-key-members/ EMC, IBM, HP, and SAP Dump the BSA]
=== 2010 ===
=== 2010 ===
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/29/microsoft-and-bsa-overlap/ Spanish Cablegate: Microsoft and BSA Overlap, Microsoft Exempted From ‘Piracy’ Tax in France]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/06/legal-problem-from-microsoft-lobbyists/ Microsoft Front Groups BSA and ACT Try to Give Google More Legal Problems]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/19/bsa-attacks-on-standards/ BSA Lobbying Against Standards in Europe is Old News]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/04/bsa-wont-pay-for-red-hat/ BSA is a Hypocrite: Powered by GNU/Linux, Won’t Even Buy From Red Hat for Its Development of Software]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/21/bsa-debunked/ BSA Under Fire for Misleading the Public, Raids Show Harms of Proprietary Software]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/16/idc-idg-bsa-lies-re-jobs/ New IDC/BSA Propaganda for Microsoft and Other Proprietary Software Companies]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/26/bsa-vs-foss-in-eu/ BSA Attacks the Right to Software Freedom in the Czech Republic; Similar Offenses in the UK, Finland]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/13/valve-on-gnu-linux/ TechDirt Explains How Microsoft/BSA/IDC Game the Press,]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/13/bsa-lies-for-microsoft/ IDG/IDC Produces Propaganda for Microsoft as ‘Analyst’, Then Publishes That as ‘Journalist’]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/18/business-software-alliance-myth/ Business Software Alliance (BSA) is Not Good for Free Software]
* [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/18/business-software-alliance-myth/ Business Software Alliance (BSA) is Not Good for Free Software]
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/13/bsa-lies-for-microsoft/ IDG/IDC Produces Propaganda for Microsoft as ‘Analyst’, Then Publishes That as ‘Journalist’]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/13/valve-on-gnu-linux/ TechDirt Explains How Microsoft/BSA/IDC Game the Press,]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/05/26/bsa-vs-foss-in-eu/ BSA Attacks the Right to Software Freedom in the Czech Republic; Similar Offenses in the UK, Finland]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/16/idc-idg-bsa-lies-re-jobs/ New IDC/BSA Propaganda for Microsoft and Other Proprietary Software Companies]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/09/21/bsa-debunked/ BSA Under Fire for Misleading the Public, Raids Show Harms of Proprietary Software]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/04/bsa-wont-pay-for-red-hat/ BSA is a Hypocrite: Powered by GNU/Linux, Won’t Even Buy From Red Hat for Its Development of Software]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/10/19/bsa-attacks-on-standards/ BSA Lobbying Against Standards in Europe is Old News]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/11/06/legal-problem-from-microsoft-lobbyists/ Microsoft Front Groups BSA and ACT Try to Give Google More Legal Problems]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2010/12/29/microsoft-and-bsa-overlap/ Spanish Cablegate: Microsoft and BSA Overlap, Microsoft Exempted From ‘Piracy’ Tax in France]
 
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=== 2011 ===
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=== 2008 ===
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/01/14/bsa-loses-key-members/ EMC, IBM, HP, and SAP Dump the BSA]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/12/19/microsoft-vs-eif-v20/ Microsoft & Paid Lobbyists Attack Open Source in European Interoperability Framework]  
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/03/02/bsa-tries-to-exclude-freedom/ BSA is Lobbying (and Lying) to Exclude Software Freedom From the British Public Sector]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/22/bsa-intervention-trolls-league/ Patents Roundup: India Fights Software Patents, BSA Intervention, Trolls League]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/07/vietnam-bsa-idc/ Cablegate: In Vietnam, BSA+IDC+Microsoft Assure Microsoft Lock-in in Exchange for Indoctrination]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/09/07/bsa-and-novell-patents/ BSA and Novell ♥ Software Patents, Microsoft]
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*[http://techrights.org/2011/09/30/microsoft-extortion-framework/ Microsoft’s Patent Troll (IV) Helps Increase Microsoft Tax, BSA Changes Intellectual Monopoly Laws]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/07/18/patently-absurd-swpats/ Patently Absurd: Microsoft, BSA, IDC, Alsup, and Trend Micro]
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* [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/18/gartner-bsa-servitude/ With Obedient Dolls Like Gartner and the BSA, Who Needs Enemies?]
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* [http://www.google.com/search?q=site:techrights.org+BSA&sourceid=navclient-ff&rlz=1B5GGGL_enGB315GB316&ie=UTF-8&hl=en More...]
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Revision as of 16:18, 30 September 2011

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) represents the interests of founding and maintaining members, to whom the BSA is a collective front. The BSA encapsulates (or encapsulated) workers of William Gates Sr. and it is seen lobbying for software patents in Europe, among other Microsoft interests. It is generally hostile towards Free software, which competes directly against its clients/funding sources.

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