I've prepared a table comparing the $560 cost of a single windows + office licence to GDP/capita for 176 countries and some geographical aggregates. In India, GDP/capita is $462 so the licence cost of windows is 14.5 months of average income, translated into US terms that's $42725. Not surprisingly, the higher this effective cost, the higher the BSA-estimated piracy rate.
Posted by jzawodn at December 05, 2003 09:15 PM
# Scott Johnson said:
Office is just way too expensive. I've always thought this. Now I've got something to back up my claims.
on December 6, 2003 11:57 AM
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