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ABBYY, Parallels, Wondershare, WinRAR, and Maxon New to Top Torrents for Week of September 8
September 8, 2014

Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications. Another week, another dive into the depths of the world of the top desktop software torrents. This week we have a list full of new names and big releases. Adobe is at the top for the second time with a release of its Acrobat Pro product, the [...]

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Microsoft Windows in Top Torrents for Week of August 11
August 13, 2014

Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications. Another week, another dive into the depths of the world of the top desktop software torrents. This week we see a continued interest in Microsoft Windows releases including a claimed Windows 9 release. The group responsible for the release has taken a Windows 7 installation and changed [...]

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The Three Different Types of Software Pirates
August 8, 2014

Not all unlicensed users are alike.  Sure, there are the software pirates you picture in your mind – students, anarchists, etc., but as a pirated version of software becomes more readily available it can begin to leak its way into more legitimate looking sites. This can cause non-typical unpaid use.  Today we will discuss the [...]

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DriverPack Solution Tops Torrents for Week of August 4th
August 5, 2014

Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications. Another week, another dive into the depths of the world of the top desktop software torrents. This week we’re met with a few continued trends in the torrent world. DriverPack Solution tops the Top 10 for the fourth time with only 1 day of history.  The weekly [...]

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The BSA Has Given Up On Piracy
July 29, 2014

Thoughts on the 2013 BSA Global Software Survey Can I be honest? I read and reread the latest report from BSA and I felt like something was missing. Why was I feeling this way? Was it the fact that we had to wait two years since the last report? Was it my inner cynic wondering if [...]

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