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Say NO to Piracy

  1. 2. SOFTWARE PIRACY <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Unauthorized copying or distribution of copyrighted software </li></ul><ul><li>How is it done? </li></ul><ul><li>Done by copying, downloading, sharing, selling, or installing multiple copies onto personal or work computers </li></ul><ul><li>Is it legal? </li></ul><ul><li>No. You can only install a software once or twice. If you make more copies of the software than the license permits, you are indulging in Piracy and thus breaking the law </li></ul><ul><li>Making copies of a software for friends, loaning them your CDs or even installing your software CD on another computer are different ways in which piracy is committed </li></ul>
  2. 3. Pirated copies of Softwares being sold in an open market
  3. 4. INTERNET PIRACY <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Use of the Internet to download copies of pirated software </li></ul><ul><li>How is it done? </li></ul><ul><li>Auction sites, Peer to Peer (P2P) </li></ul><ul><li>networks, social networking sites, </li></ul><ul><li>B2B websites all contain pirated content </li></ul><ul><li>4 main forms of Internet Piracy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movie Piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music Piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Game Piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-books Piracy </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. MOVIE PIRACY <ul><li>Illegal downloading of movies from Torrents for personal or commercial use </li></ul><ul><li>Movie producers spend tonnes of money on every movie they produce, but it doesn’t cost much on the part of the so-called “Pirate” to upload these for free downloads </li></ul><ul><li>“ I prefer downloading a movie at home, rather than watching it in a theatre” is the common sentiment shared by practically everyone today Every year around 1.2 million jobs and 10 billion euros are lost across the globe due to piracy </li></ul>
  5. 6. Sites like The Pirate Bay provide for downloading of Movies, Music, Games and even E-books
  6. 7. MUSIC PIRACY <ul><li>You wanna download music? Search for it on LimeWire! Or better still, download the video from You Tube!! </li></ul><ul><li>This thinking of most people is proving very detrimental for all artists, across the globe </li></ul><ul><li>Barely a day after an artist comes out with a song, we have it on our Ipods, phones, etc. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Just like LimeWire, Mininova too provides for music downloads
  8. 9. GAMES & E-BOOK PIRACY <ul><li>Downloading games from over the internet has become so much more easier and cheaper; everyone does it and the websites for these are plenty </li></ul><ul><li>People prefer downloading books too, instead of buying one </li></ul><ul><li>The common thinking: “I’m anyway going to read the book only once, why should I buy it?”; “What if I don’t like the game?” </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of PDF readers on phones has boosted E-book piracy </li></ul>
  9. 10. E-book Piracy
  10. 11. ACT BEFORE IT GETS TOO LATE SAY NO TO PIRACY JOIN US IN THIS FIGHT AGAINST PIRACY ON FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/saynotopiracy ON TWITTER: http://twitter.com/sayno2piracy

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