Private or Public Law Enforcement? The Case of Digital Piracy Policies with Non-monitored Illegal Behaviors

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Éric Darmon; Thomas Le Texier;
  • Subject: copyright infringement, law enforcement, digital piracy, illegal file-sharing, illegal behavior deterrence
    • jel: jel:D23 | jel:D78 | jel:K42

In the case of digital piracy should rights be publicly or privately enforced? The emergence of large-scale anti-piracy laws and the existence of non-monitored illegal channels raise important issues for the design of digital anti-piracy policies. In this paper, we stud... View more
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