That's how the music sellers see their average customer, downloading free songs.
Scott Cohen is the co-founder of digital distribution company The Orchard. This company distributes 20% of music on the web. However, this is not Napster: Cohen earns money by selling the music content, and this man thinks that the current model of music sales is out of date, and it is in urgent need of replacement.
Quite often the clash of views happens about the "copyright", but obviously the debaters do not understand where it came from, how it was developed, and what would happen to it later.
This post does not claim to be exhaustive, and it aims simply to describe the basic system regularities.
We will not describe here the distant times of the 13th century and a history of the first rights in the republic of Venice. We begin with what are closer and clearer to us.
Young anti-piracy organization Vigilant Defender decided to conduct an interesting experiment, which aimed to find out how many gamers have downloaded "pirated copy" are willing to pay the license fee for the original game. Company management has made an ingenious solution: they put on the Internet the pirated copy “Deus Ex: Human Revolution” with a crack and one interesting modification. This pirated copy spread on many torrent websites and it was downloaded by thousands of users.
After a person has installed the game and run it, a number of game’s time passed, and then opens a web form with several questions. The most interesting is that about 90% of gamers have responded to questions, and they did not uninstall the strange a game. Most of the questions had to do with the theme of licenses. For example, the gamers were asked whether they intend to buy a licensed version of the game. In addition, there was also a question regarding the license fee, the gamers were asked how much they are willing to pay for a licensed version.