Digital Piracy: A Competitive Analysis

  title={Digital Piracy: A Competitive Analysis},
  author={Sanjay Jain},
  journal={Marketing Science},
I recent years, the issue of copyright protection for intellectual properties such as computer software, music CDs, and videos has become increasingly important. It is often claimed that illegal copying of intellectual property costs companies billions of dollars in lost revenues and reduces firms’ incentives to innovate. Some researchers have shown that copying can be beneficial to firms when there are strong network effects and copying expands the market. In this paper, we first examine the… CONTINUE READING