In proprietary software, you buy a license (the right) to use some binary code. You do not buy ownership.
Proprietary software is software that is not free or semi-free. Its use, redistribution or modification is prohibited, or requires you to ask for permission, or is restricted so much that you effectively can't do it freely.
India Digital Scenario 2009 40 crores Mobile subscribers 5.2 crores Internet users 0.54 crores Broadband subscribers 2.8 crores Personal computers
Indian Software Expenditure 10 crore x Rs. 20,000 = Rs. 200,000 Cr. Proprietary Office Suite 10 crore x Rs. 5,000- = Rs. 50,000 Cr. Proprietary OS Software 10 crores Assumed Proprietary Software License Requirement with PC Population growth.
Compare India’s Primary Deficit in 2008-2009 Budget Rs. 57,520 Cr. Rs. 386 crores. Rs. 250,000 Crores. Chandrayan-1 Project cost 10 Crores PC Operating System and Office Software Cost
Price We Pay for Not Using Free and Open Source Software