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Bigger economies can mean bigger headaches--especially for technology companies. In Brazil, the market for pirated software, movies and music is US$978 million, the largest in Latin America. Mexico trails with an impressive $779 million, according to the International Intellectual Property Alliance. All economies polled use more illegal software and music than legitimate sources. In July, Brazilian lawmakers gave law enforcement the green light to shut down kiosks that sell illegal media. It isn't easy. "If you want to get these guys you need an entire battalion," says Manuel Pereira dos Santos, a copyright...

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