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EmbroideryStudio Pirate software Important Announcement

Pirate Software Important Announcement

August 13, 2020

Background  Since early 2020, a pirated version of Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio e4.2 has been made available for download on several social media and e-commerce platforms. Following the initial crack, there have been many pirate software vendors offering updated counterfeit copies of Wilcom EmbroideryStudio for sale. Some vendors have falsely advertised later versions of the same pirated […]

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Breaking News $6M at risk

Why Risk $6 Million?

July 21, 2020

Breaking news! A Thailand based sub-contractor working for a well-known international sports company was successfully raided. Pirated Wilcom software was found in use on their premises, and the threat of legal action and subsequent criminal charges would have resulted in very damaging publicity. These illegal actions, trying to avoid the investment in legal software licenses, […]

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Report software piracy

Stop Software Piracy

June 17, 2020

$10,000 bounty awarded to ‘insider’ for reporting enterprise software piracy Wilcom International continues to work hand-in-hand with the Business Software Alliance, tracking down and fining software pirates all across the globe. A highly successful tactic has been the use of a bounty, rewarding informants for taking a moral and ethical stance. It was in our very […]

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A-B Emblem, the Company behind the NASA Patches

May 28, 2020

Their history, philosophy and insights into what makes their business sustainable and a great success. Can you tell me how the business evolved and grew? My grandfather immigrated from East Germany to the US in 1929. His father and grandfather were in the schiffli lace business in Plauen. In a short period of time he […]

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How to create face masks using your idle embroidery machines

How to create face masks using your idle embroidery machines

May 21, 2020

Our customer Click Borde from Brazil explains The worldwide pandemic has created the need for non-medical personnel* to protect themselves amid the global shortage of protective garments. Our customer, Click Borde from Brazil, answers the call of many of their customer for a protective face mask pattern. Their solution also addresses the massive global economic […]

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South Korea Copyright Infringement Prosecution

South Korea Copyright Infringement Prosecution

April 28, 2020

Wilcom has continued to expand its 2020 anti-piracy program within the Southeast Asia and East Asia regions, and we are pleased to announce our first significant success in South Korea. Successful Prosecution for Wilcom Copyright Infringement in South Korea Our team has prosecuted and negotiated a settlement with a software pirate vendor in South Korea. […]

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Support for Australian Businesses

Support for Australian Businesses

April 8, 2020

Many businesses are affected in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help businesses survive, the Australian Government has recently announced a financial stimulus package that could help you and your business during these difficult times. These incentives include changes to the Instant Asset Write-Off allowance. Increasing the Instant Asset Write-off The Government is increasing the […]

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Working from home

More connected than ever before

March 31, 2020

Your Wilcom Team Some call it “working from home”, but we call it expansion! Wilcom can now proudly share that we have opened over 45 offices spanning across globe. In all seriousness, our team is not only dedicated to you in the embroidery sense, but we are also dedicated to saving lives, and that means […]

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Business as usual during uncertain times

Business as usual during uncertain times

March 23, 2020

At Wilcom, we are committed to providing you with exceptional customer support from our teams of experts both here in Australia and globally. As you know, there are constant developments with the COVID-19 situation. During these uncertain times, we would like to reassure you that our extensive global network will continue to operate to ensure […]

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A Peak Behind the Piracy Curtain

A Peak Behind the Piracy Curtain

March 23, 2020

Many years ago, prior to joining Wilcom, I spent over 10 years working in the software security space with DRM (Digital Rights Management). Our solution protected valuable software as well as games against casual piracy. Companies invested hundreds of thousands, and often millions of Dollars developing, promoting and supporting their software, and they rightfully looked […]

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