Archive for March, 2006

There’s no better time than now to make sure your software licenses are up-to-date

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has become the policing agency of the software world.  In addition to lobbying for copyright protection legislation and promoting end-user education about licensing, BSA investigates and penalizes organizations that use illegally licensed software.  We’re not talking about penalties that are just an inconvenience — these fines (is that the right word) are steep and can bring a business to its knees.

BSA is now offering rewards of up to $200,000.00 for people who report software piracy.  The reward they offer is related to the settlement/damages imposed on the company illegally using the software.

What does this mean for More >

Neat Verizon Wireless Trick

Here’s a neat trick I found today.  These codes only work for Verizon Wireless, but there are similar codes for other carriers…

You can set your cell phone to forward to ANOTHER PHONE NUMBER instead of voicemail.  It’s easy to do, and easy to turn on or off.  This is really useful if, for example, you’re going overseas and won’t have your cell phone turned on.  Just forward your cell phone to a VoIP line (e.g. Vonage, Broadvoice, GizmoProject) and then you can check your messages over the web.  Note that your cell phone will still ring if it is on More >