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Software & Information Industry Association
Software & Information Industry Association Says D.C. Court Decision is a Victory for Piracy Whistleblowers
January 31st, 2012
The Software & Information Industry Association announced that the D.C. Court of Appeals has ruled that an individual who reported alleged software piracy to SIIA is entitled to remain anonymous. The case centered on the efforts of Solers Inc., a Virginia-based technology company, to unmask an anonymous informant who had accused it of software piracy and filed a report with SIIA.
Solers complained of defamation, and served a subpoena upon SIIA that demanded the identity of the informant. SIIA contested the subpoena, noting that in the two-decade history of its anti-piracy program, it has never disclosed the identity of any informant that wished to remain anonymous. SIIA...
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Source: Journal of Technology (2012-01-31)