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www.symantec.com/about/legal/anti-piracy/consequences

Consequences of Piracy. Report Piracy. Software piracy is stealing. If you or your company are caught copying and/or distributing illegal copies of software, you could be held liable under both civil and criminal laws. If the software owner decides to sue you or your company, the owner can seek to stop you from using/distributing its software ...

www.siia.net/.../IP-Protection-Services/About/Consequences-of-Software-Piracy

Consequences of Software Piracy. The losses suffered as a result of software piracy directly affect the profitability of the software industry. Because of the money lost to pirates, publishers have fewer resources to devote to research and development of new products, have less revenue to justify lowering software prices and are forced to pass ...

mason.gmu.edu/~sdiehl/effects.html

The effects of piracy are widespread and felt throughout the entire software industry. Some violators commonly feel that--acting individually--they could not significantly effect the software's publishers because of the sheer size and financial success of such companies.

www.techwalla.com/articles/the-effects-of-software-piracy

Although the idea of software piracy might evoke an image of an a home computer user, piracy often occurs in businesses, putting entire companies at legal risk. Even the U.S. Army was caught in 2013 for using over $180 million in pirated software, costing it a $50 million settlement.

www.veritas.com/company/legal/anti-piracy/consequences-of-piracy

Consequences of Piracy Software piracy is stealing. If you or your company are caught copying or distributing illegal copies of software, you could be held liable under both civil and criminal laws.

itstillworks.com/consequences-piracy-computer-hacking-4067.html

Consequences of Piracy & Computer Hacking ... Piracy and hacking can cause considerable financial damage. Software piracy cost more than 63 billion dollars in 2011, and this number is rising. Piracy is a problem everywhere, but it is most serious in emerging economies. Hacking also costs companies considerable amounts of money.

smallbusiness.chron.com/effect-piracy-business-24541.html

The Effects of Digital Piracy on Industry. Pirating consequences can be quite substantial, affecting the entire distribution network, from product creator to the end user. As is true with all ...

universe.byu.edu/2012/02/21/piracy-is-stealing-and-affecting-music-industry

Music piracy is having a great effect on the music industry, and it is a crime many commit daily. ... they are still in violation and the consequences could be great.

cs.stanford.edu/people/eroberts/cs201/projects/dvd-css/piracy.htm

Estimates attempting to measure the loss caused by piracy are problematic because of their methodology. A variety of problems arise: Decrease in Sales of Legal Copies. The number of additional authorized copies that would be sold is not equal to the number of illegally duplicated copies.

www.quora.com/What-are-the-possible-consequences-for-pirating-movies-for-a...

What are the possible consequences, for pirating (movies), for a teenager? ... Jon Painter's answer to What are possible consequences, for pirating (movies), for a teenager? is excellent. Go read that now, I'll wait. ... I am not condoning piracy but the chances of you getting busted us low. Also in developing countries and even in USA you ...