Barcelona, September 3, 2009 El Plan Avanza 2, promoted by the Ministry of industry, launched the Legal Software campaign which aims to educate users on the use of legal software. PortalProgramas software download portal will collaborate in this initiative promoting the use of legal software among their users. This collaboration has resulted in a new help section to inform the end user about why to use legal software and alternatives offered by PortalProgramas to do so without having to pay licensing. The portal will be a promotion of this campaign from the portal and magazine attached to the computer so that the message reaches all stakeholders. Our section of aid dedicated to legal software survey 08 Piracy Business Software Alliance Study, the rate of piracy in Spain between 2005 and 2008 fell 3 points to 43%. It is still a rate among the highest in Europe, away from 25% of Austria or Belgium.
As medium in contact with users end of software, we have the opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of using legal software. We think that many people don’t use it out of simple ignorance. Most importantly, know that free and legal software can be used. We propose alternatives to those who don’t want to pay licenses, explains Benjamin Segura, head of communications for PortalProgramas. Legal Software campaign is getting much support from institutions and companies, and this is a way to get to the end user. From PortalProgramas they argue that this measure will be accompanied by others that will be published very soon. Contact details: safe Benjamin, director of communication RedAccenir, S.L.