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Help! I’m a Pirate and I’m Stuck in the Game!

Posted January 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Piracy accounts for 43 percent of all software installed on PCs, or about $62.7 billion in commercial value, according to BSA | The Software Alliance 2013 figures. And while developers have been using Digital Rights Management (DRM) tools to thwart pirates, some have taken a less-traveled anti-piracy path. Among them is Croteam, an independent game developer […]

Software Makers Hope Cloud Can Rein in Piracy

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Software piracy or, more politely, the unlicensed use of copyrighted products, accounts for 43 percent all software installed on personal computers worldwide, and amounts to about $62.7 billion in commercial value, according to 2013 figures reported in a recent BSA | The Software Alliance survey. Aside from organized piracy for commercial profit, most unlicensed use […]