Does the responsibility of the average employee of the organization for a set of unlicensed software in the office?

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This is my first official career, so do not judge strictly for the ignorance of some laws.

Work in a company which is quite closely connected with it. One of our goals is to support users of a particular software product, coupled with specific technical support and the majority of employees in an organization are agents of support - support software and hardware which we sell. All employees of the organization knowledge and experience are the it person, because support is tied to problem solving not only our software but windows error, PC failure etc.
In the employment contract all marked as "Engineer tech", including me.

And there is one caveat, which is essentially the it Department or system administrator in your organization no. His duties unofficially I do, and almost all employees part. Immediately when I came in I saw that all unlicensed software installed by some left-wing assemblies, Windows, photoshop, etc., in General a whole bunch.

It is clear that the organization with the license AT all bad, but who will be held accountable if anything? Can point at me the finger the Director saying that he is admin and he is guilty, although under the labour contract I am exactly "software engineer"? Did I mean all these acronyms for something? Or matter that is specified in the employment contract employee responsibilities (which responsibilities are similar to no admin).

Just want to understand the current situation of my Affairs and what you can do to best protect yourself. If all this is done from the bulldozer, then I can informally and in the accounting Department will sign off as the administrator and responsible for all the sins? Or check simply eliminating all bureaucracy will understand that if there is no administrator, then someone W adminunit in any case, you'll find it, in spite of his position and blamed him?
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Best of all - blame. If you want outright to insure against communication with the forensic team examining laws, search for lawyers etc.

The theme is actually a lot of times chewed. The responsibility first lies with the Director. But the Director will say "That's acting admin". And if You actually performed the duties of the administrator, that is, put the pirates and that there will be witnesses - will be to communicate closely with Mr. Law. And Yes, if you say "I said so" - going with the Director of the group on preliminary arrangement :) And the damage is "especially large" counted easily - only a couple of copies of autocad, inverter, compass or anything.
To jump from responsibility is possible only if the rights of the administrator is not even on your computer - that usually makes the installation is technically impossible. If they are, then immediately knew I didn't have svideteli-no witnesses...
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Personally, I have a right in the employment contract says that liability for unlicensed software are installed I personally. I suspect that this item appeared in the agreement because by default the responsibility of the employer.
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The responsibility according to the job description. There is such an item "Responsibility".
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If his hands were set ON the left, you can attract.
If not set, but used as an employee - usually not attracted to (if to study practices according to article 146), in such cases involve the system administrator, or, if not, Director.
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No.
The responsibility of the Director, and the employee responsible for installing software.
This should be spelled out in job responsibilities.
If such an employee is not only the Director.

Immediately when I came in I saw that all unlicensed software installed by some left-wing assemblies, Windows, photoshop, etc., in General a whole bunch.
And you are so right on the eyes can determine counterfeit software???
Actually it is quite complicated and time-consuming process, requiring specific knowledge and skills.

then I can informally and in the accounting Department will sign off as the administrator and responsible for all the sins?
Without your signature in any way. Carefully read the job description.

In General, if the job description is nothing there - work quietly, that's not your concern.
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And there is one caveat, which is essentially the it Department or system administrator in your organization no. His duties unofficially I do, and almost all employees part. Immediately when I came in I saw that all unlicensed software installed by some left-wing assemblies, Windows, photoshop, etc., in General a whole bunch.


Here is the key. Yes, you can make the deadline.

Not to be them - get your hands on a certified job instruction (or Director, or the head of OK), which should not bethat it is your responsibility to at least some interaction with the software as administrator. Without this instructions you are sitting on a powder keg.
And if such instruction is - are you a private user, and the determination of the legality of the software provided to you, for the execution of your duties, not your competence. In other words, I got up and sat on issued to me by the organization chair is not obliged to check, he legally bought or stolen.
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Officially send a request to the higher head. Response print and keep a copy for yourself.

But if someone impose a fine, the pay will be firm, not you. (although I'm not a lawyer, just write the logic).
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