Due to the sale of pirated computer software, companies lose billions of dollars due to misuse of licensing or from the distribution of pirated computer programs.
The Spectator Index has ranked Pakistan third on the list of the countries using most unlicensed software in the world.
The list is based on the data collected from the BSA, The Software Alliance.
As per the report, 83% of computers in Pakistan use unlicensed software. The study puts Latin American country Venezuela at the top spot.
Computers with unlicensed software, 2017.
— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) January 11, 2019
It states that 89% of computers in Venezuela use unauthorized programs, while Indonesia comes second in the ranking with 83% pirated software.
The list places African country Nigeria just next to Pakistan on the fourth spot with 80% and Vietnam on 5th with the score of 74%.