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Digital Copyright Infringement in Emerging Markets: Countering Piracy through Smarter Search Engine De-listing

Kai-Lung Hui and James Kwok ()
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James Kwok: Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Operations Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

No 2016-12, HKUST IEMS Thought Leadership Brief Series from HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies

Abstract: Kai-Lung Hui and James Kwok, Professor and Associate Professor in HKUST’s Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Operations (ISOM) Department, examine digital copyright infringement in developing economies, and propose 3 simple-yet-effective ways to combat copyright infringement through the use of search engine de-listing policies.

Keywords: piracy; copyright infringement; emerging markets; de-listing; de-indexing; search engines (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G28 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 4 pages
Date: 2016-05, Revised 2016-05
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-com, nep-cul, nep-ipr, nep-pr~ and nep-pay
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