Economic Implications of Variable Technology Standards for Movie Piracy in a Global Context

@article{Chellappa2003EconomicIO,
  title={Economic Implications of Variable Technology Standards for Movie Piracy in a Global Context},
  author={Ramnath K. Chellappa and Shivendu Shivendu},
  journal={J. of Management Information Systems},
  year={2003},
  volume={20}
}
Even if bandwidth on the Internet is limited, compression technologies have made online music piracy a foremost problem in intellectual copyright protection. However, due to significantly larger sizes of video files, movies are still largely pirated by duplicating DVDs, VCDs, and other physical media. In the case of DVDs, movie studios have historically maintained different technology codes or formats across various regions of the world, primarily to control the timings of theatrical releases… CONTINUE READING

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