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Here are more Attorney Steve® Software Lawyer Self-Study Resources.  You do not have to pay a ton of money to LEARN!!

41.  How to find your Microsoft Windows OS product key

42.  President of Business Software Alliance explains cloud computing

43.  How to see whether you have a static IP address or a dynamic IP

44.  How to setup a static IP

45.  Understanding Internet Protocal Addresses (IP)

46.  What is an IP address?

47.  Vero software - Alphacam

48.  6 Things To Include In Your Network Audit Checklist

49.  Selling digital downloads online

50.  What is a virtual private network by CyberGhost VPN?

51.  How to fix VPN problems or errors

52.  What is Microsoft Office CommunicatorServer  CAL? (voice, video, desktop share, instant messaging)

53.  Steaming radio broadcasting software compliance issues for BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, and Sound Exchange

54.  Logitech 1080 webcam for MAC

55. Autodesk Inventor software demo

56.  Three ways to find your Autocad serial # and product key

57. Microsoft Open Business licensing explained

58.  MS open license comparison (Open License v. Open Value plus software assurance)

59.  What is Kodi software (open source live streaming movies and TV application)

60.  How to setup Kodi live TV

61.  Install Popcorn Kodi add-on XBMC/Kodi 

62.  Is streaming on Kodi illegal?

63.  Is video streaming really stealing?

64.  How file streaming is legal in the U.S.

65.  Youtube Copyright School

66.  Mocha software crack codes (showing you have people will provide lines to cracked software).  Using sites likes this are not recommended as they can lead to copyright infringement notices, and could be considered anti-circumvention techniques under the DMCA.  In other words BIG TROUBLE.  Pay for the software you use.  (Portion of Mocha are believed to be embedded in Adobe products), which may be available through their creative cloud.

67.  Adobe “stock” allows you to purchase 40,000,000 photos through their online photo licensing tool.

68.  Adobe piracy talks about how online software reduces chances of online piracy

69.  How to disable pirated Adobe

70.  Microsoft seizes Windows, Autodesk and Adobe software from business

71 Can Adobe stop eBook piracy with DRM? (ePub “hacks” crackdown).

72.  Video game piracy ‘ Don't copy that floppy.”

73.  What is a DDOS attack?

74.  Microsoft volume licensing explained

75.  Siemens solid edge ST (locked node) installation guide.

76.  Edgecam Vero Software demo (note: Vero Software is very aggressive in pursuing software piracy and their demands can be high)

77. Solidworks Flow Simulation software

78.  What is IP spoofing

79.  Solid Edge 3D CAD software

80.  What you can do with Autodesk Maya software

81.  Terminal server with iPhone (Aqua Connect with Mac server)

82.  Software that lets you watch hundreds of TV channels? (warning, we do not recommend this or endorse this, link is for informational purposes only to see what some people are pitching.  Unauthorized interception of TV, Radio, Cable or Satellite signals can lead to federal lawsuits and claims of DMCA anti-circumvention of copyright protection technology.

83.  Steve Jobs Apple insult response

84.  Apple Computer – Jobs upset

85.  Autodesk CEO talks about construction software

86. How broadcast TV signal works

87.  CAD-CAM Software for CNC Machining

88. Wireless Routers: Everything You Need to Know (2018)

89. Microsoft Volume Licensing Center (how to login in a verify your volume licensing credentials and MSDN rights, for example in regard to Windows Server, Visio, Visual Fox Pro, and Windows 10 Enterprise).

90.  What is Alphacam Router CAD/CAM for woodworkers

91.  What is a CNC Router?

92.  Microsoft Action Pack

93.  Recover Keys video tutorial

94.  Magical Jellybean Key Finder

95.  Open Text Content Server 10

96.  Altium Design Sneak Peak

97.  What is IP Address vs. MAC address?

98,  MAC address explained

99.  Autodesk global sales and operations ("contractual audits" are being conducted outside the United States and their "confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement" states that the Superior Courts of the State of California (County of Marin) and the United States Northern District Court is the "exclusive venue" for disputes.  Looking at their agreement, you have a dispute the minute you get their agreement because while it purports to provide a level of confidentiality, it also suggests confidential information can be shared with Autodesk "employees" (yes, that could mean legal counsel located in the Bay area whom we deal with on a daily basis, and that "nothing in this agreement shall prevent Autodesk from disclosing confidential information to the extent necessary to enforce its legal rights under the license and services agreements between the Parties and pursuant to the applicable copyright regimes."  Call us for more details.

100. Reviewing PCAP files with Wireshark

101. Wireshark tutorial (note: Strike 3 Holdings, LLC claims to use this technology to detect online copyright infringement of their adult pornography videos.  Ask to see their PCAP evidence.  Some end files can be non-existent or corrupt, which is why at times where you know you did not download their videos, you should consider litigating against the Bandlow Law Firm (major filer of these cases).  We have asked where the PCAP is with no response as of 9/8/19.

102.  How to extract the hash file from your digital content using SourceForge (note:  Make sure to ask Malibu Media and Strike 3 Holdings to provide EVIDENCE that the hash file for their adult porn videos remained the same from the time the file was requested to the time it was received.  If it has changed, the file may have been "corrupt" and not downloaded as they insist.

103.  FotoQuote software (quotes for various uses of photos).  Photographer rights companies like LAPIXA use this to determine a photo infringement settlement price.  If you are a photographer in need of a photo or video licensing IP firm, call us.  We can help with licensing and breach of contract cases.  

104.  MarkMonitor - GDRP update - domain names - whois accreditation discussed.

105.  Installing vs. Uninstalling Software (and different types of software piracy discussed)

106.  Cybercrime slideshow including software piracy

107.  Transmagic CEO discusses ITCA software compliance

108.  Software IP Detective Hanbook

109.  What is software copyright?


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Steve Vondran

Thank you for viewing our blogs, videos and podcasts. As noted, all information on this website is Attorney Advertising. Decisions to hire an attorney should never be based on advertising alone. Any past results discussed herein do not guarantee or predict any future results. All blogs are written by Steve Vondran, Esq. unless otherwise indicated. Our firm handles a wide variety of intellectual property and entertainment law cases from music and video law, Youtube disputes, DMCA litigation, copyright infringement cases involving software licensing disputes (ex. BSA, SIIA, Siemens, Autodesk, Vero, CNC, VB Conversion and others), torrent internet file-sharing (Strike 3 and Malibu Media), California right of publicity, TV Signal Piracy, and many other types of IP, piracy, technology, and social media disputes. Call us at (877) 276-5084. AZ Bar Lic. #025911 CA. Bar Lic. #232337


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