Report Knockoff, Counterfeit and Fake Computer Software
Computer software piracy is illegal and
damages the Computer industry (as was shown with the demise of
the Commodore Amiga computer and the failure of numerous
software companies - largely due to knockoff computer software).
We work with
responsible major computer
software companies, their legal departments,
IP lawyers and the authorities. We actively search on their behalf for
counterfeit software - knockoff computer software. We log
details (as evidence), we make test purchases and we take
action against software counterfeiters and the suppliers of
Additionally; many people submit
reports Report Knockoff software - knockoff software. USA Anti Piracy
investigates and records reports of knockoff computer
software and we submit this to the appropriate parties
(including law enforcement agencies worldwide).
Counterfeit Computer Software and
Counterfeit Computer Games
have been a problem for many years and affects many USA based
It should be understood that
counterfeit computer hardware and counterfeit software is produced
and supplied by criminals. Some knockoff software has been found to contain viruses and - or
malicious software (some of which scans the
computer for details of online banking accounts etc).
whilst counterfeit and knockoff computer software is widely available, it is
illegal and damaging.
Purchasing counterfeit computer
software is often a false economy.
Many people have purchased
fake computer software at computer shows, flea markets, garage
sales and online but then found that there are issues with it
which means that not only is the software of no use, but quite
often; the original computer operating system needs needs to be reinstalled or
the computer hard disk drive has to be wiped (erased or
formatted) and then fully reinstalled.
work with legitimate manufacturers,
copyright license holders and the authorities to identify and
report issues and to take action against offenders.