High Prices Make Textbook 'Piracy' Acceptable to Most Students * TorrentFreak
peter.suber's bookmarks 2023-06-04
"Through several lawsuits, Danish publishers tried to send a clear message: educating oneself through pirated textbooks is illegal. This message has thus far failed to make an impact. New research published by the Rights Alliance shows that more than half of all students find it acceptable to use pirated books. Prison threats are not much of a deterrent but they are willing to change if prices drop significantly."