The large population and intelligence of software pirates has hindered the legal process, allowing the majority of offenders to act without retribution. Now software pirates copy software without the permission of the company for their own personal benefits. Many people do this knowing that they are partaking in something illegal; however some people have no clue that they are breaking the law.
For this reason, the Internet has become a necessity to the American population, shown in the estimated 50 million users on-line in the U.
Economic Factors 7 2. Information Technology has been one of the fastest growing sectors in the country and a major contributor to the economy. Introduction "Software piracy is the unauthorized duplication, distribution or use of computer software".
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To begin with, the overseeing of private distribution is regulated without set standards and guidelines, almost arbitrarily, and only exists because there exists the assumption that piracy negatively impacts the people that put in work to produce the goods or services in question.
Contents Abstract 2 Introduction 2 My reasons for software piracy and downloading copyrighted material.