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While the Chinese government claims software piracy issues in their country are not a major concern, the facts continue to tell a different story. Companies that operate in China and other locales where software piracy laws are not strongly enforced steal an estimated $1.6 billion from their in-market competitors, according to a recent report from Microsoft. The bottom line is that governments need to strengthen their anti-software piracy laws so that all companies that operate within their borders are on the same even playing field. It will promote better competition and better quality products.

Thanksgiving always brings thoughts of spending time with family and friends. It also gives us time to reflect on the events of the past year.  In this slideshow, V.i. Labs takes a look at the five biggest mistakes or “turkeys” that have happened in the software piracy area in 2011.

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