Chile has the highest rate of software piracy among countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), according to a Business Software Alliance (BSA) press release.
According to data from IT consultancy IDC, Chile's software piracy rate is currently at 64%, followed by 63% in Turkey, 60% in Mexico and 58% in Greece. The US has the lowest rate of piracy among OECD member countries at 20%, while the average for the organization is 36%.
Still, Chile saw improvements in its piracy rate since joining the OECD a year ago, with the figure decreasing from 67%.
Chile's three-percentage point drop during the year was the largest piracy reduction among OECD countries along with Canada, which saw its rate drop from 32% to 29% in the same time period.