Online piracy is a term used to describe the illegal copying of copyrighted materials from the Internet.
There are three main types of piracy in this context: music piracy, movie piracy, and software piracy. Although others exist, they are much less common, as they tend to relate to very specialized disciplines. By contrast, although the numbers are not precisely known, hundreds of millions of people partake in online piracy worldwide.
And to make this piracy numbers interesting, Malaysia has been ranked as 4th country who has the biggest online piracy after Russia. Is that predictable? Or just a wild guess from the author?
Looking back on the criminal in Malaysia itself, Malaysia is among the top country who has a lot of counterfeit criminals such as credit card faulty, infringement of contracts and black markets. So is it still coincidence? Read the info-graphic below to know more about online piracy.
Infographic via GO-Gulf