With the mobile app business generating a whopping $10 billion a year, everyone wants to get in on the action. Piracy has long been a thorn in the music, movie, and video game industries, and pirates have now turned their attention to apps, particularly for Android devices.
Olga Kharif of BloombergBusinessweek reports that concerns over piracy are forcing many developers to take a freemium approach. Alternatively, other developers hope to curb piracy by enticing customers with new app features and updates.
We want to know: Has piracy cut into your app sales?