In 1999, worldwide financial losses to business software piracy were estimated at $12 billion.
Miller, Serri E.
"The Posse Is Coming To Town…Maybe: The Role Of United States Non-Governmental Organizations In Software Anti-Piracy Initiatives As China Seeks WTO Accession,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 7
, Article 6.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol7/iss1/6