The Software Alliance, also known as BSA, is a trade group established in 1988 and representing a number of the world's largest software makers and is a member of the International Intellectual Property Alliance. Its principal activity is trying to stop copyright infringement of software produced by its members.
Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft (CAAST)
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." CAAST was established in 1990.
Entertainment Software Association (ESA)
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the trade association of the video game industry in the United States. It was formed in April 1994 as the Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA) and renamed on July 16th, 2003. It is based in Washington DC.
Federation Against Software Theft (FAST)
The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) is a non-profit organization formed in 1984 with the aim of eliminating copyright infringement of software in the UK. FAST was the world's first Anti-piracy organization to protect the copyrights of software publishers. Initially concentrated on lobbying parliament to revise Copyright law, FAST also prosecutes organizations and individuals for copyright infringement.
International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA)
The International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), formed in 1984, is a private sector coalition of seven trade associations representing U.S. companies that produce copyright-protected material. Including; computer software, films, television programs, music, books, and journals (electronic and print media). It seeks to strengthen international copyright protection and enforcement by working with the U.S. government, foreign governments, and private-sector representatives.