About Counterfeit Software, Fake SW
About Software Piracy
Put simply; computer software piracy is illegal and
damages the Computer industry (as was shown with the demise of
the Commodore Amiga computer and the failure of numerous
software companies largely due to Computer Piracy).
software piracy. We work with
responsible major computer
software companies. We actively search on their behalf for
counterfeit goods. We log details (as evidence), we make test
purchases and we report counterfeit computer software and fake
Counterfeit Computer Software and
Counterfeit Computer Games
have been a problem for many years and directly affects companies such as Microsoft,
Adobe and many others.
It should be understood that
counterfeit computer hardware and counterfeit software is produced - copied by criminals.
Some copied software has been found to contain viruses and - or
malicious software (some of which continuously scans the
computer for details of online banking accounts etc).
whilst counterfeit computer software is widely available, it is
illegal and damaging, whilst buying counterfeit computer
software is often a false economy. Many people have purchased
fake computer software at computer shows, markets, car boot
sales and online but then found that there are issues with it
which means that not only is the software of no use, but quite
often; the original computer software has to be re-installed or
the computer hard disk drive has to be wiped (erased or
formatted) and then fully re-installed.