Software piracy in Jordan dips below regional average

03 August 2009

Jordan has witnessed a steady decline in software piracy rates since 2003 managing to reduce piracy to 58%, which is below the regional average for the first time, a Business Software Alliance (BSA) spokesperson said. According to a study released a in January 2008 by IDC, a 10% decrease in software piracy over the next four years would create an additional 436 jobs, $47m in local industry revenues and $14m in additional tax revenues for federal, regional and local governments, BSA added.

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