Pirated Software Hurts U.S. Jobs, Economy, Microsoft Says

Thomas Claburn : Thursday was Play Fair Day, and on this Microsoft-created annual event designed to remind people about the problems associated with intellectual property theft, Microsoft released a study showing that software piracy in Brazil, Russia, India, and China creates an aggregate competitive disadvantage of $8.2 billion over five years for companies that play by the rules.

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KingPin1797d ago

And over-priced software hurts the consumers who have jobs, and uphold the economy.

price your products competitively then you wont have any reason for people to pirate your stuff.