Business Software Alliance has launched an anti-piracy campaigns which is targeted towards the Asia-Pacific region. According to the source BSA is sniffing for websites and users of P2P file sharing software in the region, in order to find illegally distributed software. The source reports that BSA is using a web crawling software for the campaign.
So far, software-swapping Web sites have been found in Singapore, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, Japan and China, he said.
Many of these Web sites discovered by the crawler have been shut down by the Internet service providers (ISPs) still hosting them after being served with a legal letter called a "notice of take-down" by the BSA.News.com