Artifact Details

Title

Ashton-Tate assists FBI in investigation of alleged software pirates

Catalog Number

102770419

Type

Text

Date

1985-12-11

Publisher

Ashton-Tate

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-44761eaf39235 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

2 p.

Description

Press release announcing Ashton-Tate worked with the FBI in an investigation of alleged software piracy. As a result, federal agents siezed computer software and computer equipment believed to have been used by two alleged "computer software pirates" who were reportedly making and selling illegal copies of Ashton-Tate's dBASE III and Framework. Donated by Ed Esber. 2 scanned pages.

Category

Press release

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017