Software piracy is not just about downloading illegal software, getting it “for free” from a friend or installing counterfeit software. It’s more than that. Piracy is about stealing intellectual property. And, software licensing at the enterprise level – though called “compliance” – is a form of piracy. Though in the case of enterprise software, it’s more than likely that the non-compliance is not deliberate.
This Microsoft video is overly dramatic, but well done.