90% of the people who despise piracy on internet boards, are doing so through an illegal copy of Windows Operating System.

Sometimes, that same people, sell their stuff to friends or relatives without paying the respective tax for such transaction to the government,  thus leading to an illegal action as reprehensive as piracy.

Yes, piracy is a crime and theft. Thats why you should buy your own eye patch as soon as possible to fit into the community.