"Soaring software prices, tightening anti-piracy laws and even the ethical
edge it promises is pushing Indian campaigners of "open source"
software to lobby for its greater use.
A small but growing band of open source advocates is pushing for a
greater emphasis to such software, which can be freely copied and
shared across computers.
"If we calculate the actual cost (of piracy), India would lose a significant
chunk of its billions earned from software," said mahiti.org CEO Sunil
Abraham." More at Hindustantimes.