The Lowdown on Warez

Posted on Monday, Jan 01 2007 @ 17:54 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Today we have a very interesting subject to consider: The Piracy of Online Content that keeps drawing a lot of attention and heat around the world. This problem has existed since the advent of the Internet and in the last few years it has grown even worse. Today we will analyze the reasons for the increasing amount of piracy among software, games and even music and movies. There must be a significant reason why so many people are downloading software, games, music and movies illegally instead of buying it. I believe that people will not steal without good reason.

Back in June we started a survey about warez, and we started to research the reasons behind it that motivate people to commit the crime. As I said, there must be reasons why there are so many popular warez sites and demand for it. It took many weeks to investigate the issue and to understand the reasons behind it -- and maybe to find out and to suggest a solution to solve this growing problem. So, what causes people to download software illegally? I will tell you why…

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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