Topic: Companies With Piracy

More Meaningful Software Piracy Statistics

“OK Michael, nice rant blog post about the BSA’s Global Software Survey, but how about you put your money where your mouth is and offer up some more meaningful piracy statistics of your own?” (Anonymous email from a blog reader)

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The BSA Has Given Up On Piracy. Again.

Thoughts on the May 2016 BSA Global Software Survey Feel free to pregame for this blog post/rant by reading my response to the last global software study published by BSA | The Software Alliance in June 2014.

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The Best Conference for Software Vendors Focused on License Compliance

Why is V.i. Labs sponsoring IBSMA's Compliance Manager Summit for the third year in a row? Quite simply, it is the best conference for software vendors who are focused on license compliance.

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February 02, 2015 Software Piracy

Most Pirated Software Types of 2014

After digging into our 2014 piracy data, we're kicking off the year with a discussion of the popularity of different types of the most pirated software. Taking a look at our list below, we see that the order seems to follow the needs of the user. 

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December 23, 2014 Software Piracy

Microsoft Draws the Line on Software Piracy

Frequent readers of the Code Confidential blog know that V.i. Labs views software piracy distribution channels (torrent sites, file lockers, industry forums/bulletin boards, etc.) as an untapped channel that software vendors can leverage to generate ...

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December 17, 2014 Software Piracy

Nero Burning Up Top Software Torrents for Week of December 15

Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications - a dive into the depths of the world of the top software torrents. This week we see a resurgence in Nero’s 2015 Platinum product. With a new build version coming out, we usually see a new ...

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December 09, 2014 Software Piracy

Virtualization Apps in Top Software Torrents for Week of December 8

Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications - a dive into the depths of the world of the top software torrents. First up on our list this week is a newcomer to the Top 10 called BlueStacks. This software allows users to run Android ...

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