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GUIDELINE TO ENCOUNTER SOFTWARE PIRACY AMONG MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF HIGHER LEARNING STUDENTS: A CASE AT UNISEL
Azhar Hamid, Irny Suzilah Ishak, Siti Fatimah Omar, Zahrul Azwan ABSL

Last modified: 2017-01-04

Abstract


The negative impact of software piracy is not only to software companies through lower profits but also to customers through higher prices. In prior research, scholars have argued that software piracy can be reduced by increasing the moral intensity of pirated software on the individuals. But with the higher price of digital assets, and most students do not have a regular income will tend to commit software piracy. This is why the need for a comprehensive guideline is very much needed to help in reducing the number of software piracy among students. Questionnaires are developed and distributed to students from 8 faculties which comprises of undergraduates and postgraduates programs. The result is a guideline to software piracy among university students particularly the Unisel students. This guideline is hoped to help reducing the cases of software piracy among students thus benefits the universities and the software companies.


Keywords


Guideline, Software Piracy, Institute of Higher Learning

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