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Topic: License Compliance

Software Piracy in the United States

According to the most recent BSA Global Software Survey in 2018, software piracy in the United States is reported to be at 15 percent (down from 19 percent in 2011), yet has a commercial value of $8.6 billion (down slightly from 9.7 billion in 2011).

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 21, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Software Piracy in Russia

According to the most recent BSA Global Software Survey in 2018, software piracy in Russia is reported to be at 62 percent with a commercial value of $1.29 billion. While the piracy rate has remained relatively steady since 2011 (when it was 63 ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 11, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Software Piracy in China

China’s reputation for its heavy use of pirated software is well established. According to the latest Revulytics Compliance Intelligence data, China topped our list of Top 20 license misuse and piracy hotspots.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 04, 2019   |   Software Piracy

[INFOGRAPHIC] 2019 Revulytics Software Piracy Statistics

Commercial Value of Unlicensed Software in North America and Western Europe Data from the BSA Global Software Survey 2018 shows significant revenue generation opportunities in regions with strong intellectual property (IP) laws.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  September 27, 2019   |   Software Piracy

6 Software Piracy Myths

As long as there has been software, there has been software misuse: both pirated use (companies using pirated versions of software with cracked licenses) and overuse (legitimate customers exceeding the legal use defined in a license agreement). ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 29, 2019   |   Software Piracy

What is Software Piracy?

What is Software Piracy? Software piracy is the use of unlicensed software where the user has never paid the software vendor a licensing fee for the application. It can be contrasted with “license overuse” where the user has paid a software vendor a ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 21, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Catch Software Pirates with Honey, Not Vinegar

Consider it a compliment that a company wants to use your software product, even if it’s an unlicensed version. After all, despite the financial hit, the culprit could have chosen a competitor’s product.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 14, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Four Data-Driven Ways To Combat Software Piracy

Piracy has long been a thorn in the side of the software industry. A 2018 survey found that worldwide, 37% of software installed on personal computers is unlicensed, with the commercial value of that unlicensed software coming in at $46.3 billion. ...

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Joseph Noonan  

|  August 06, 2019   |   Software Piracy