Software piracy in Bulgaria leads up to 60 percent of all software to be pirated.
In 2010, software maker Microsoft was employing 75 people in its anti-piracy operations.
In the late 1990s, United States Treasury Officials estimated that up to $20,000 worth of counterfeit bills were being passed in New York City each week. By 2010, officials estimated that up to $200,000 worth of fake bills were being passed every week.
Music piracy in South Korea dropped by 92 percent between 2008 and 2009.
In 2009, 40 million “gray market” satellite dishes were shipped in China. These satellite dishes are banned in cities and are meant solely for use in rural areas. However, many urban customers purchase these dishes on the black market in order to avoid paying cable fees. In addition, in 2008 more than 10 million satellite dishes that can receive foreign broadcasts that are banned in China was shipped to the country.
In 2008, authorities in Israel reported 78 cases of counterfeit drugs within the country. The 78 cases of counterfeit drugs represented $26 Million (100 Million Israeli Shekels).
Japanese video game maker Nintendo discovered in June 2009 10 websites where their games were illegally pirated 238 million times. The total losses to Nintendo was $10.7 Billion.
The industrial union in Italy reported that the piracy of movies, music, software and television shows results in the loss of 185,000 jobs.
In an article published by the BBC, a law firm that sends thousands of letters to illegal content downloaders state that up to half of the financial settlements received from consumers are given to the content provider, with the law firm keeping the other half for costs.
According to a lawsuit filed in Taiwan, 8 Japanese Porn companies lose $31 Million (1 Billion Taiwan Dollars) a year to piracy in Taiwan.