Azerbaijani Government Signs Agreement With Microsoft to Use Licensed Software
The Azerbaijani government has signed an agreement with Microsoft promising to ensure that all government offices covered by the agreement are supplied with and are using genuine software, Microsoft Azerbaijan informed last month.
Azerbaijani Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Ali Abbasov noted that the agreement will help develop the information and communication technology in the country and raise awareness about security risks associated with using pirated software.
According to a piracy study released by the Business Software Alliance last month, Azerbaijan has one of the highest software piracy rates in the world, 88 percent.
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Source: Trend, Azerbaijani news agency
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