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Software Prices and Piracy in the Developing World: Correlation vs. Causation

The Huffington Post, February 9, 2012

Robert Holleyman

Software piracy rates are highest in the developing world, where per capita incomes are lowest. For some observers, this correlation is evidence of causation. Software costs too much for people in emerging economies to afford, the argument goes; that's why they steal it. Charge less, and the problem will take care of itself... Read Full Story >>

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2/9/2012
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