'High piracy markets growing faster', BSA

Business Software Alliance has released the “BSA Global Software Piracy Study for 2008” that establishes piracy rates for all packaged software products in over 100 countries. This year's results were mixed with over half of the countries included seeing their rate decline. The rates also declined for many of the large high-piracy markets like China, Russia, […]
Business Software Alliance has released the “BSA Global Software Piracy Study for 2008” that establishes piracy rates for all packaged software products in over 100 countries. This year's results were mixed with over half of the countries included seeing their rate decline. The rates also declined for many of the large high-piracy markets like China, Russia, India and Brazil. But while the rates declined individually for each of these markets they're large enough to push up the overall rate as the growth of these markets continues to outpace others in the world. For this reason the overall rate grew this year from 38% to 41%, reports Alex.