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Study: Nearly Half of Personal-Computer Users Steal Software

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Almost half of the world’s personal-computer users rely almost exclusively on pirated software, according to a study commissioned by the Business Software Alliance.

The study, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs, found that 47 percent of personal-computer users worldwide acquire software illegally most or all of the time. Thirteen percent of those surveyed said they would use only legal software, according to the Ipsos survey of 15,000 computer users in 32 countries... Read Full Story >>

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