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Use of illegal software in HK dropped by 2 per cent

An international report shows the city is making progress in checking software piracy. By contrast, in the Asia Pacific region software piracy went up

Canadian firms fork out $250,000 for using unlicensed software

Some 11 Canadian companies from diverse industries have agreed to pay a total of $252,093 to settle claims that they were using unlicensed software, according to two anti-piracy watchdog groups.

Piracy worries plague Sino-US ties

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez will meet with senior Chinese government officials Tuesday as part of a two-day visit to Beijing focussed largely on protecting intellectual property (IP) rights in China and preparations for upcoming trade talks between the two countries, the U.S. embassy said.

Piracy drop will boost jobs, growth: study

A 10-point drop in the estimated 35 per cent global software piracy rate would create 2.4 million jobs and US$400 billion in economic growth over four years, according to a study released by a software trade group Thursday.

Piracy threatens budding Filipino software company

Anino Entertainment is a small, Filipino software development company engaged in developing games for personal computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and mobile phones. The 10-man team comprising Anino has toiled for more than two years to produce its first PC game offering, Anito, the first and only all-Filipino PC game to date. Exactly a year after its launching, Anito

Study: Software piracy rates remain high in Asia

Software piracy remains a multi-billion dollar industry in Asia, but there are some signs of improvement in the 14 Asian countries being most closely surveyed, according to the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA).

Philippines use of pirated software rises, BSA says

Despite efforts of the government and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) to combat piracy, use of unlicensed software among local organizations remains rampant.

Australia’s software piracy rate climbs, BSA says

The software piracy rate in Australia has increased, placing it ahead of the U.S., U.K. and New Zealand, according to the Business Software Alliance (BSA).

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