Don't Be Fooled by Software Pirates

There is a sense of relief when a cruel joke is quickly followed by a wisecracking "April Fools!" But when consumers fall victim to software piracy, you can be sure a pirate won't relieve their misery with humor. Software piracy is an unfortunate outgrowth of the technical age, but what multiplies the risk is that many people view software piracy as a victimless crime. A recent survey conducted by the Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP)1 revealed that some consumers perceived the counterfeit business to be harmless and not unethical because no one gets hurt. Right?Wrong.Comments

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