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Microsoft partners with KECOBO to fight piracy in Kenya

Friday 29 November 2013 | 14:46 CET | News
Microsoft Kenya and the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) have agreed to work together to fight piracy in the country.The agreement will see an amnesty running until 15 January 2014 to those using counterfeit software, followed by raids to arrest perpetrators. he three year deal will see Microsoft support KECOBO to acquire the necessary skills and tools to assist them in the fight against piracy and help to reduce software piracy as well as spur economic growth in Kenya. The two organizations will also invest in training journalists, software reseller channels and government procurement

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Kenya
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