Category Archives for "General Licensing Tips"

Nov 08

How to limit software version updates to users with valid maintenance agreements

By Mike Wozniak | General Licensing Tips

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Regularly updating an application is almost always an inescapable requirement in the life cycle of a successful software product.  Accordingly, if your application is dynamic in nature and you anticipate offering your customers new features on a periodic basis, a software maintenance subscription lets you market new releases of your software product on a transaction […]

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Oct 18

Are you leaving money on the table by allowing license deactivation?

By Mike Wozniak | General Licensing Tips

Last week’s licensing tip, 4 reasons to allow software deactivation – and how it works, sparked a really good question: should you limit the number of times a customer can deactivate their software?   Electronic License Activation and Management Defined Traditional “copy protection” or license enforcement means that the customer can’t run the software on […]

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Sep 29

How steganography improves security

By Dan H. | General Licensing Tips

What is Steganography? Steganography is the science of concealing information in plain sight. The word steganography is the combination of the Greek words steganos, which means “covered, concealed, or protected,” and graphein which means “writing.” A simple example of steganography is a secret message written with invisible ink on paper. Throughout history, citrus fruit was […]

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