Order in the Warez Scene: Explaining an Underground Virtual Community with the CPR Framework

@article{Chandra2016OrderIT,
  title={Order in the Warez Scene: Explaining an Underground Virtual Community with the CPR Framework},
  author={P. Chandra},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2016}
}
  • P. Chandra
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  • The paper analyzes the warez scene, an illegal underground subculture on the Internet, which specializes in removing copy protection from software and releasing the cracked software for free. [...] Key Method Subsequently, the paper uses Ostrom's framework of long-enduring common-pool resource institutions to understand the warez scene's longevity and ability to govern itself. Theoretical and design implications of these findings are then discussed.Expand Abstract
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