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What are the risks of using counterfeit software?

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There are several risks associated with using counterfeit software:

  • Illegal software often lacks important elements and documentation, and does not include warranty protection or upgrade options.
  • Counterfeit disks may be infected with viruses that can damage hard drives or cripple networks.
  • Copying or using illegally copied software puts your company at risk for copyright infringement; legal action against your company can result in negative PR.
  • Counterfeit software that is not functional or contains a virus wastes company resources and increases IT costs.
  • Using counterfeit software may lead to civil penalties and criminal prosecution.
  • Learn more about the risks of using counterfeit AutoCAD software.
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