Microsoft Play It Safe Campaign 2013
Software Piracy Costs Billions in Time, Money for Consumers and Businesses
March 5, 2013
New Microsoft-commissioned study also highlights dangers for those that use counterfeit software.
Play It Safe Campaign Radio News Story
.mp3 file, 1 MB
China Takes Action to Stop Software Counterfeiting
May 16, 2012
Counterfeiter sentenced to more than seven years for manufacturing and distributing fake Microsoft products.
Microsoft Takes Legal Action Against U.K. Retailer Comet
Jan. 4, 2012
A statement from David Finn, associate general counsel, Worldwide Anti-Piracy and Anti-Counterfeiting at Microsoft.
Microsoft Play Fair Day 2011
Manufacturing Companies in BRIC Countries Suffer Massive Loss Due to Software Theft
Nov. 16, 2011
Microsoft’s global Play Fair Day spotlights the more than U.S. $1.6 billion manufacturing companies lose in developing countries to competitors that use pirated software.
Microsoft Examines the Financial Harm of Software Piracy on Play Fair Day
Microsoft on the Issues blog
Analysis of Competitive Disadvantage Experienced by Licensed Manufacturers in Emerging Markets with Rampant Piracy
Microsoft commissioned research that examined the revenues businesses that choose to play fair lose to competitors that utilize illegal software. .pptx file, 5.3 MB
Severstal Establishes Global Credibility with a Strong Licensing Position
Russian steel manufacturer Severstal has more than 84,000 employees around the world and relies upon legal IT in order to manage its global resources. .docx file, 83 KB
Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Strengthens Manufacturing Operations with Legal IT
Indian company produces more than 2,800 tons of glass products each day. Its business has been built on use of legal IT while its competitors seek an unfair advantage with illegal software. .docx file, 89 KB
Genuine Microsoft Products vs. Pirated Counterparts
Aug. 26, 2011
(.pdf file, 600 kb)
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