According to the most recent survey by the Business Software Alliance, 60 per cent of all software installed on computers in Oman is pirated.
Governments around the world spend massive amounts of money funding research, but society rarely has access to the research results because they are published in scientific journals that are extremely expensive to access.
Consumers in Oman have caught up with online shopping, but the consumer law is yet to address the risks they face.
Should countries pass new legislations for protecting human rights on the Internet?
A major issue that faces the enforcement of copyright law in our region is the lack of legal alternatives to piracy.