WHY ARE YOU STEALING THAT SOFTWARE: Piracy in South East Asia (13 Jul 2004)
Suppose a third world nation was able to totally eliminate counterfeit software. The only people able to afford it would be the upper class and businesses. If you want to work in an office, you need to know how to use software. If you are lucky enough to own a computer, you probably can't afford to load it with software. Companies looking for new talent will have to contend with candidates with little or know software experience, thus reducing their effectiveness and their competitiveness in a global market.
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