Saturday, January 9, 2010
Michael Nwogugu has published "Digital Piracy And Content Pricing In 'Monitored Closed' Peer-To-Peer Networks." Here is the abstract.
The main objectives of this article are a) to develop pricing schemes (for digital content) that reduce the information producers’ losses from copyright infringement while maximizing social welfare, b) show how the configuration of networks affects propensity for Digital Piracy and pricing of digital content; c) analyze how the present mispricing of internet access contributes to illegal online file-sharing.
Download the paper from SSRN at the link.