Software Piracy Protections Need Rebooting, Study Finds

Software Developers Losing Revenue

More than 48 percent of software developers said they lost revenue due to software piracy, yet only 58 percent of software publishers claimed they employed proper mechanisms to combat piracy efforts, the study found. A big problem is combating competitive intellectual property theft, with about half of software publishers indicating it had a significant impact on their business.

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