Yemen has highest software piracy in Mideast, UAE lowest
- Middle East: Sunday, March 10 - 2013 at 06:27
Microsoft has said rate of counterfeit software in the UAE in 2011 was 37%, the lowest in the region and better than the global average of 42%, The National has reported. "It is a good number compared to the region. Qatar's rate is 50% and Oman is 61%, but it is still $208m in lost business," said the general manager of antipiracy at Microsoft, Dinis Cuoto. Yemen has the highest rate of piracy at 89% in the region, followed by Algeria at 84%, he added.
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