Ministry tackles software copyright violations Sci-Tech

Ministry tackles software copyright violations

Enforcement efforts are underway in provinces and cities across the country following software owners’ requests to take stronger action to protect copyright and software ownership, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Inspectorate.
Licensed software boosts IP rights Sci-Tech

Licensed software boosts IP rights

Bolstering intellectual property (IP) rights enforcement, including computer software, is high on the Government’s agenda, as part of its efforts to uphold international IP rights commitments it has made.
Unlicensed software usage drops Society

Unlicensed software usage drops

The volume of unlicensed software used in Vietnam has fallen by three percentage points to 78 percent compared with 2013, according to the latest global software survey released by the BSA.
Sci-Tech

Unlicensed software means malware

There is a close and consistent correlation between the use of unlicensed software and malware as well as security threats, experts have warned.
Society

Campaign to lift intellectual property rights

The Ministry of Science and Technology on March 31 launched a month-long campaign to commemorate the World Intellectual Property Day (April 26) with the support of the Software Alliance (BSA).
Verafirm global portal introduced in Vietnam Sci-Tech

Verafirm global portal introduced in Vietnam

The latest version of the only global industry-supported portal, Verafirm, which effectively aids businesses in managing their software and efficiently documents, was officially introduced in Vietnam on August 29 by the BSA Software Alliance with the support of the US Embassy in the country.
Sci-Tech

Vietnam PC software piracy rate falls

Vietnam’s personal computer (PC) software piracy rate fell 2 percent to 83 percent in 2010 compared to 2009, marking the first fall after three consecutive years of unchanged piracy rate of 85 percent.
Business

Campaign turns spotlight on software piracy issue

A campaign was launched in mid - Mayby the Copyright Office of Vietnam, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Business Software Alliance to raise business and consumer awareness towards software copyright.