Software Piracy Protections Need Rebooting, Study Finds

Reverse Engineering Protection, Code Tampering Prevention

Software publishers said intellectual property was at risk of being lost because of the challenges associated with implementing reverse-engineering protections or code-tampering prevention technology. More flexible licensing models could help alleviate some of the problems, the study found. Forty-five percent of the respondents believe that they have suffered some form of revenue loss due to unintentional violation of licensing agreements.

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