Keep us a strong and independent voice for global justice: contribute today!

Business Software Alliance Tribual de Commerce filing, 21 Sep 1997

From Wikileaks

Jump to: navigation, search

Unless otherwise specified the document described here:

  • Was first publicly revealed by Wikileaks working with our source.
  • At that time was classified, confidential, censored or otherwise withheld from the public.
  • Is of political, diplomatic, ethical or historical significance.
  • Any questions about this document's veracity are noted.
  • The summary is approved by the editorial board.

Follow updates:

Secure talk join our chat.

To sponsor reportage of this document by mainstream journalists submit a targeted donation.

For press inquiries, see our media kit.

If you have similar or updated material ACT NOW.

For an explanation of the page you are looking at please look here.

April 3, 2009
fast site, current site, Sweden, US, Latvia, Slovakia, UK, Finland, Netherlands, Poland, Tonga, Europe, SSL, Tor

Tribunal de Commerce de Bruxelles
Primary language
File size in bytes
File type information
PDF document, version 1.3
Cryptographic identity
SHA256 9248770adc8bee011cc83f46943ade9d90986f9f840d75bf0b4448f148d61b7a
Description (as provided by our source)

1. file has been released in a court case off line in 1997.

2. The file shows a Belgian court case from software integrators against the "non-for-profit" organization called Business Software Alliance (BSA). The case was basically against the bad practises of the Business Software Alliance especially the act of insisting denouncement and using a non-for-profit organization for supporting commercial activities of the BSA members. BSA was sentenced in this court case to pay a fine.

3. Any people interested on how some organization behave to fight "piracy".

4. This a legal court case from Belgium (Tribunal de Commerce).

5. It was public during the court case in 1997 but impossible to find a complete copy.

6. BSA is doing some more actions but there is now past documents showing that they were already sentenced before for such illegal actions.

Know something about this material? Have your say!(see other comments first)
Personal tools