25% of software on Japanese computers is illegal

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    The Business Software Alliance has released their 4th annual study on software piracy, somehow calculating that piracy rates dropped in 62 of the 102 countries surveyed:

    According to the study, the five countries with the highest piracy rates are Armenia (95%), Moldova (94%), Azerbaijan (94%), Zimbabwe (91%) and Vietnam (88%). The lowest piracy rates are seen in the U.S. (21%), New Zealand (22%), Japan (25%) and Denmark (25%). Austria, Switzerland and Sweden are all tied at 26%.

    25%? Where is all this Japanese software piracy coming from?

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