“The dirty little secret of publishing is that, all along, each book sold has had an average of 5 readers. That’s an 80% “piracy” rate.”
– Charles Stross

Pirated/Photocopied books are illegal

Buying and selling of any pirated/photocopied books is illegal/immoral and

Buying and selling of any pirated/photocopied books is an offence liable for legal

Loss to the students in purchasing photocopied/pirated books.

Poor quality of paper and printing which is harmful to their eyes.

Due to duplicate books, original books are not sold in enough quantity which causes delay in bringing out new revised and updated editions. This deprives the students/other buyers of the latest information on the subject and their knowledge is not updated.

Loss to the authors

The authors put in lot of efforts in preparing the books and are deprived of their genuine royalty due to sale of duplicate/pirated books.

Loss to the publishers

Publishers undertake strenuous efforts and put in a lot of labour and capital in publishing good books. They are deprived of return on their investments.

Loss to the Government

Government is deprived of their rightful revenue in form of GST and other taxes due to sale/purchase of duplicate/pirated books.

Loss to the society

Selling of pirated/duplicate books is nothing but a theft of hard work put in by author/publisher. Purchasing of such material amounts to encouraging this immoral act which is another form of corruption.

So, let us all join hands to stop this immoral and unethical practice of selling/buying pirated/duplicate books and purchase only genuine books. Let us respect the law of the land and avoid prosecution by resorting to unlawful activities.

Please cooperate in the noble cause.


Reasons to Buy Original Books:

 Quality Paper & Material

 Support Authors

 Support Publishers

 Updated Study Material

 Appreciate efforts of many people

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