The Somali sea: A study of the root cause of piracy

Modern day piracy plagues the coast of Africa and reminds us that this once seemingly far off and distant crime is in fact a present reality. Acts of piracy off the coast of Africa have been going on since around 2005,[1] and got progressively worse the years following. Piracy lends itself to poverty stricken areas … Read more

Modern Piracy With A Breif History

Piracy is usually determined as a seizure of property (ship, airplane or software) that holds no commission from the owner (“Piracy” 1). It is mostly linked to the dirty, bearded men that sailed the seven seas and robed merchant ships or ships that carried a valuable cargo. This however, was not the case in the … Read more

Software Piracy Essay

Software piracy is the failure of a licensed user to adhere to the conditions of a software license or the unauthorized use or reproduction of copyrighted software by a person or entity that has not been licensed to use the software. Software piracy has become a household word and a household crime and has had … Read more

Software Piracy Essay

In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12. 5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2. 2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of U. S. software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly 85 percent of the software industry’s piracy losses … Read more

Piracy With A Breif History

Piracy is usually determined as a seizure of property (ship, airplane or software) that holds no commission from the owner (“Piracy” 1). It is mostly linked to the dirty, bearded men that sailed the seven seas and robed merchant ships or ships that carried a valuable cargo. This however, was not the case in the … Read more