BSA Collects Record Settlement in Ohio

Law360 (November 18, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Software copyright watchdog and Business Software Alliance said it had reached its largest U.S. settlement in history for unlicensed software use with the collection of a $564,350 payment from Ohio-based Myers Industries.

Myers, which makes polymer products for industrial, agricultural and automotive industries, paid BSA $564,350 after a self-audit revealed more copies of Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Microsoft and Symantec software programs on its computers than it had licenses to support, the BSA said in a statement.

In addition to making its payment, Myers Industries agreed to...
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