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The Challenges of Regulating Warez Trading


Eric Goldman


Santa Clara University - School of Law


Social Science Computer Review, Vol. 23, No. 24, 2005

Abstract:     
This short essay analyzes the policy challenges of legally conforming the behavior of warez traders. The essay discusses the motivations for warez trading, how criminalizing the behavior may counterproductively encourage it, and why legislators and prosecutors continue to target warez trading despite the counterproductive effects.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 5

Keywords: Warez, trading, traders, copyright infringement, pirates, abandonware

JEL Classification: K14, 033, 034

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Date posted: January 24, 2005  

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Goldman, Eric, The Challenges of Regulating Warez Trading. Social Science Computer Review, Vol. 23, No. 24, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=652702

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Eric Goldman (Contact Author)
Santa Clara University - School of Law ( email )
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
United States
408-554-4369 (Phone)
HOME PAGE: http://www.ericgoldman.org
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