The Business Software Alliance
tries to fight against software piracy
. Founded in 1988
BSA worldwide members include Adobe, Autodesk, Bentley Systems, Corel, Lotus Development, Macromedia, Microsoft, Network Associates, Novell, Symantec and Visio. BSA regional members are Apple (Europe) and Inprise (Asia). BSA's Policy Council consists of the aforementioned worldwide members and the following companies: Apple Computer, Compaq, IBM, Intel, Intuit and Sybase.