Effects of Piracy and Digital Rights Management on the Online Music Market in Korea
This study attempted to identify the relationship among user demand for online music, unauthorized file-sharing activities (piracy), and the effect of digital rights management (DRM) in Korea. Empirical analysis showed that piracy and DRM have negative effects on the demand for online music. In addition, DRM augmented piracy during the study period, resulting in a negative overall effect on demand.
|Date of creation:||Dec 2010|
|Date of revision:||Dec 2010|
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