Software pirates are using YouTube to share serial numbers and screencast videos explaining how to activate virtually any popular software title or video game thatâ€™s out there.
Attributor is an online service that helps news websites and book publishers track illegal or pirated copies of their content on other sites.
Roy Osherove was naturally angry when he discovered pirated copies of his book on RapidShare and some people even had the guts to openly share links to those illegal versions of the book on Twitter.
The Software Industry Association has released a new version of the Donâ€™t Copy That Floppy video campaign that aims to spread word about the legal implications for software piracy.
When people try to register OverDrive X with a pirated serial number, the software will still accept the code but not before showing this Shame on Me dialog box.
With pirate attacks registering a dramatic increase in the past few months, the IMB Piracy Reporting Center has come up with a Live Piracy Map that shows all locations from where sea piracy related incidents have been reported.
Microsoft announced Global Anti-Piracy Day to raise awareness among educators about the importance of teaching students about innovation and the cost of piracy, the launch of an employee anti-piracy ambassador program at Microsoft Italy, and the donation of computers seized from dishonest computer dealers to a local charity in Indonesia. Also taking place are local law enforcement training sessions and numerous legal actions against software counterfeiters and pirates.
You will be surprised to know that the top pirated software on the Internet includes anti-virus programs followed by AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop.
Genuine Kit has a Windows XP Product Key Update tool to convert any pirated Windows XP software into a licensed version.And it is more expensive to buy a licensed version of XP Professional than to convert your pirated XP into a licensed version.