Is It Theft or Sampling ? Student Attitudes on the Copying of Commercial Software and Music

@inproceedings{Siegfried2007IsIT,
  title={Is It Theft or Sampling ? Student Attitudes on the Copying of Commercial Software and Music},
  author={Robert M. Siegfried and siegfrie},
  year={2007}
}
Both software and music piracy are generally considered to be widespread problems for the software and recording industries respectively, potentially costing both industries billions of dollars in potential sales. The authors surveyed 190 college freshmen to find their attitudes toward the copying of commercial software and recorded music. Two interesting issues were identified. When the current study was compared to one done in 2000-2001, it was found that a greater percentage of students in… CONTINUE READING

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