Study: Software piracy increases

Tuesday, 11 June 2002, 11:11 AM EST

Enforcement efforts by software makers resulted in 44 settlements with American companies in 2001.

A report being released Monday by the Business Software Alliance, which includes companies such as Microsoft, Apple Computer and Adobe, attributes the shift to growing computer markets in countries that traditionally have high piracy rates, such as Vietnam, China and India.

"The number of people using PCs in (these) countries are exploding," said the group's president, Robert Holleyman. "The numbers of legal software sales are not keeping up."

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