But now, many companies using pirated software have come face to face with a nasty shock, with Thai police's Economic Crime Suppression Division (ECSD) performing raids on those they suspect of using pirated software.
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It's thought that some firms may be unaware that the software they are using is pirated, unfortunately ignorance does not save them from the strong hand of the law.
Business lawyers in Thailand Chaninat and Leeds have decades of experience helping companies succeed in Thailand.
They face fines of between 20,000 - 200,000 baht for violating Section 69 of Thailand's Copyright Act.
It is in a company's best interests to use legitamate software. Pirated versions frequently have privacy gaps that make them vulnerable to hacks and information leaks which can be used by anyone wanting to exploit them.
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