Companies typically buy software licenses for packages they use for their operation. What should a software license cover and what should companies check in their set-ups so as not to infringe on copyright law?

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A software license typically covers:
Number of authorised users;
 Modifications allowable without manufacturer consent;
 Circumstances for termination; and
 The limitation of liability.
So as not to infringe copyright, organisations should:
Make sure they receive and keep licenses;
 Track the number of users accessing licensed programs;
 Periodically check computers for unlicensed software;
 Buy from reputable dealers;
 Require itemised invoices giving details of hardware and software supplied.

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