Software piracy still popular in CR

The numbers of illegal software in domestic computers stopped increasing, the part of pirated software in Czech computer is about 39 percent, which is 4 percents more than the EU average. The newest Business Software Alliance and IDC report also discovered, the European average of pirated software fall down by 1%.

Czech branch of software dealers losses are approximately 2,9 bil czk, which is of 253 mil more than in the past year. The most illegally spread software is Windows with popular office software packs, than games, anti-viruses and graphical programs.

The most legal software is used in Luxemburg, 21%. The country with highest piracy is Romania and Bulgaria – 68%, Poland has 57%.