Artifact Details

Title

Ashton-Tate charges Canadian firm with software piracy

Catalog Number

102762645

Type

Text

Date

1986-12-22

Publisher

Ashton-Tate

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-441f06f494c51 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

3 p.

Description

Press release announcing a copyright infringement lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia against Softsave Information Services Inc., a software rental firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The suit charges Softsave and individuals associated with the company with illegally reproducing copies of Ashton-Tate products, including dBASE III PLUS, MultiMate, CHART-MASTER and Framework II, and renting the programs to customers for a $ 15 fee. Donated by Ed Esber. 3 scanned pages.

Category

Press release

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017