Title: How Piracy Helps Microsoft Make Billions
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| Microsoft estimates it lost $14 billion last year to software piracy.
| The loss may prove to be the most profitable sales never made.
| Although the world's largest software producer spends millions every year
| to combat illegal reproduction of its products, piracy helps the company
| to establish itself in emerging markets and fend off threats from
| free open-source programs. (Source: LAtimes.com)
Title: How Piracy Opens Doors for Windows
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| Bill Gates may not be entirely dismayed by software thieves. They
| seed the world market and make Microsoft a standard.