The Challenges of Regulating Warez Trading
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Social Science Computer Review, Vol. 23, No. 24, 2005
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
Date posted: January 24, 2005