Anti-Piracy-Alliance steals Photo for Ad against Piracy


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Will wonders never cease? „The Business Software Alliance“, a group advocating intellectual property rights and fighting software pirates, has been harshly criticized for using non-licensed photos in an online advert. As can be seen from the screenshot below, the stolen photo encourages visitors to report pirated material and thus make money.

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The irony of it all lies in the text. It says: “Your pot of gold is right here baby. Report unlicensed software and get paid. The “pot of gold” in the photo is actually a cake of cakecentral-user Bethasd, who is encouraged to sue „The Business Software Alliance“.

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Should he decided to sue them, he will then “report unlicensed software and get paid”. And the campaign of TBSA would end up being a huge success. 😛

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