Strict rules and maximum flexibility. Apparently a contradiction in terms, this oxymoron couldn’t be more true! For what else better describes the evolution of spoken language? But where does pirated software exactly come in, in this mystic ecuation of the combination of morphemes? Don’t go yet in stand-by mode and let’s see if you can figure it out together!
Yo me atrevería a decir que solo las empresas, aunque en muchas ocasiones estas también buscan alternativas más económicas a Microsoft. Algunas fuentes dicen que el 66% del software en… [Continue Reading]
I dare to say that only companies buy legal software, even though sometimes they opt for cheaper options than Microsoft. It is said that 66% of all software in the region is illegal. Is it true?
We are a nation of cheaters. Sorry to say that but the notion of intellectual property is a very vague one in Poland. From the early years at a primary school on we learn how to cheat, how to get good grades without learning either by using home-made cribs or by stealing the intellectual property of others peeking into their paper.
Russia is one of the world leaders in software piracy after China, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Ukraine. With an estimated 87% software piracy rate, millions of dollars are lost each year. As Russia is seeking a WTO membership, many politicians and officials have already started taking steps to combat all kinds of piracy. Meanwhile, most of the Russian population not only uses the illegal copies but is also very proud of its huge and diverse market of illegal products.
With the triumph of the internet and sharing websites such as Youtube, copyright violations have increased dramatically. Sometimes those sharing files don’t even know that they are committing a crime.