07 Sep '11, 10am

Half of world's personal computers use pirated software: Report

Half of world's personal computers use pirated software: Report

Almost half of personal computer users around the world get their software illegally, with China's massive market the worst culprit, a report claimed on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SINGAPORE (AFP) - Almost half of personal computer users around the world get their software illegally, with China's massive market the worst culprit, a report claimed on Wednesday. A Business Software Alliance (BSA) survey showed 47 per cent of PC users globally believe there is nothing wrong with using unauthorised copies of software programs. This includes buying a single licence for multiple installations or downloading programs from peer-to-peer networks, BSA said. The survey of 15,000 PC users in 32 countries showed Chinese users have the most relaxed attitude to piracy. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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