The global piracy rate for pc software hovers at 42 percent the users who say they pirate software most frequently are disproportionately young and male — and they install more software of all types on their computers than do infrequent pirates or non-pirates. Piracy attacks on the rise in west africa the international maritime bureau has warned of a surge in armed attacks against ships off the coast of west africa, accounting for more than 40% of global piracy levels in the first quarter of the year. These findings are from muso’s global film & tv piracy market insight report 2016, released today and available for over 226 countries and dependent regions, which saw the company analyse global traffic from 14,000 of the largest global piracy websites, comprising of over 141 billion visits to these sites, and across 200m measured devices.
Global software piracy: trends and strategic considerations author links open overlay panel alexander nill a clifford j shultz ii b legal protection against software piracy in global markets in general, ip is regulated by national law countries, united states general accounting office (1987. Muso is an anti-piracy technology company providing content protection, market tracking and audience connection solutions that disrupt the global digital piracy market. The ninth annual bsa global software piracy study claims that the commercial value of this shadow market of pirated software was worth us$634 billion in 2011, with the highest commercial value of pirated pc software existent in the us during that time period (us$9,773,000.
1 the cost and magnitude of global software piracy software piracy is a massively costly, global problem that threatens the very existence of many businesses and the long term welfare of countless workers and consumers. The us merchant marine estimates that global piracy costs shippers $49 billion to $83 billion a year but even accounting for discounted sources who spoke with cnbc were split on the. Tracking global piracy trends piracy attacks have been most prevalent in west africa with the region accounting for 35% of reported incidents (30 ships) global trade tensions have.
In 2016 so far, piracy attacks have been most prevalent in west africa with the region accounting for 35% of reported incidents (30 ships) piracy in the gulf of guinea has increased as nigerian. However, the usage of downloads has been relatively low, compared to torrents and streaming traffic, accounting for 838% of piracy visits 2015 saw only a minor increase in download activity, with a growth of 021% from the first six to last six months of the year. An empirical examination of global software piracy: software piracy remains a serious problem throughout the world, accounting for one-quarter of the software used in the united states, and 40 percent of the software used worldwide in parts of asia and the former soviet republic, piracy rates approach 90 percent, an empirical. Piracy threatens the very existence of the global software industry, and there is relatively little understanding of the impact of so called benefits of piracy, and the efficacy of legal strategies at a global level.
In media piracy in emerging economies, the first independent international comparative study of media piracy with center on brazil, india, russia, south africa, mexico, turkey and bolivia, high prices for media goods, low incomes, and cheap digital technologies are the chief factors that lead to the global spread of media piracy, especially.