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What is the Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft?

What is the Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft?

Posted by Steve Vondran | Jun 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

International Copyright & Software Piracy – Canada Introduction

According to Wikipedia:

“The Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft (CAAST) is a Canadian trade group affiliated with the Business Software Alliance.  Its mission statement is to “reduce software piracy in Canada through education, public policy and enforcement.  The CAAST was established in 1990.”

CEG-TEK notices to Canadian ISP's

The Copyright Enforcement Group has been known to knock on the doors of a few Canadian over issues concerning copyright infringement.  Many of the notices are sent through Canadian ISP's and may be seeking a monetary settlement.


  1.  BSA says Canadian software infringement rates down slightly

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