Computer Software Piracy
This Departmental Regulation (DR) establishes the policy for preventing
Computer Software Piracy within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The United States Government is the world’s largest purchaser of computer - related services and equipment, purchasing more than $60 billion annually as of fiscal year 2006. It is incumbent on the USDA to ensure that its practices as a purchaser and user of computer software are carried out effectively, efficiently, and in compliance with all applicable legislation.