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One-third of all software is pirated

Posted on Thursday, May 19 2005 @ 19:02:06 CEST by


A study shows that one-third of all software is currently pirated, and this number might increase to two-thirds within five years time. The report says global software spending will rise to $300 billion over the next five years with pirated software accounting for $200 billion.

IDC and BSA say the internet and fast broadband connections are the main reasons for the rise of pirated software.
The study covering 87 countries, and based on IDC's data for software and hardware shipments and thousands of interviews, showed that while global software turnover was $59 billion in 2004, the value of software installed was over $90 billion.
Read more about this piracy report at Reuters


 



 

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