The Spectator Index has recently released a list of the countries that are using the most unlicensed software. In the list, Pakistan has ranked third for the most use of unlicensed software in the world. The list is based on the data collected from the BSA, The Software Alliance.
According to the report, 83% of computers in Pakistan use unlicensed software. The study puts Latin American country Venezuela at the top spot. It is to be noted that due to the sale of pirated computer software, companies lose billions of dollars.
Furthermore, the report states that 89% of computers in Venezuela use unauthorized programs, while Indonesia comes second in the ranking with 83% pirated software. The list places African country Nigeria just next to Pakistan on the fourth spot with 80% and Vietnam on 5th with the score of 74%.
Other countries on the list include China with 66%, Russia 62%, Egypt 59%, India 56%, Turkey 56%, Saudi Arabia 47%, Brazil 43%, Italy 43%, France 32%, UK 21%, Canada 22% and Germany 20%.
However, Japan and the US remain countries with least use of pirated or unlicensed software programs in the world.
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