Essay text: In the meantime the RIAA attempts to disrupt the networks by attempting to share fake files and in turn hope that it frustrates the end user trying to find a music track and have them give up.
While this works with a small percentage, the networks have found ways around such tactics...
The objective is to develop and test an attitude-intention model which includes ethical considerations in consumers’ decision making process regarding music consumption.
Design/methodology/approach– The study analyzes 505 consumer questionnaires using a structural equations model.
This study aims to distinguish between the determinants of a music pirate and a genuine consumer of music (age, gender, income, music preference,...
more Music piracy is the major factor leading to the downturn in paid-for music consumption.
This study aims to distinguish between the determinants of a music pirate and a genuine consumer of music (age, gender, income, music preference, music experience.) It also investigates attendance at live performances, which previous research suggests will tend to inhibit the decline of paid-for recorded music.
This research is innovative in that it investigates a range of antecedents of music piracy.
Preference for accessing music digitally was associated with more favorable attitudes towards music piracy, as was being male, and expressing low levels of conscientiousness. Poster presented at the 25th Anniversary Edition of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM 2017). Background - Designed to appease the desire to listen to music freely and conveniently, music streaming services such as Spotify are exceptionally popular nowadays. Aims - The present study considered the relationship between music piracy and broader musical engagement practices.
Concerning the uses and gratifications of using different formats to engage with music, music piracy was found to be a financially viable way of listening to music. In particular it addressed two research questions: (RQ1) beyond demographics, can psychological concepts (i.e., personality and identity) as well as music engagement (i.e., listening engagement and format use) explain piracy attitudes; and (RQ2) are the uses and gratifications associated with one’s preferred format related to piracy attitudes?