Indian government lost $866 million revenue from software piracy
Wednesday, 1st June 2011
A staggering $866 million. That was the tax revenue that Government missed collecting in 2009 because business and consumers did not buy genuine software.
Business Software Alliance � a software advocacy body with members such as Apple, Adobe, Autodesk and Corel � has conducted a study which reveals that only a third of the overall PC software revenues are captured and the rest are lost to software piracy.
Publication : Hindu Businessline