Check out this cool video on the history of Microsoft and see how Bill Gates was the first person to raise the issue of software piracy back in the day.

Software piracy in Australia is still a huge problem, the Global Software Piracy Study released in 2008, claimed the Australian software industry lost a total of $492 Million dollars in software earnings during 2007. China was ranked the highest with $6,664 Million in losses- WOW.

Fortunately students wanting to access Microsoft software don’t have to worry about pirating it because its all available for FREE. Programs like Dreamspark, MSDNAA and Its Not Cheating (small cost) provide free access to comprehensive software. Check out these cool sites…

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-Karo