Software watchdog declares amnesty

April 2002
Caribbean Business;4/25/2002, Vol. 30 Issue 17, pS16
Reports that local companies using illegal software have until June 1, 2002, to avoid a lawsuit from the Business Software Alliance in Puerto Rico.


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