86% of Russian users are not ready to refuse pirated content: software, games, movies, music, analysts have found out. International antivirus company found out in the course of the project “On Board the ship!”.
Eset Russia project was launched in April 2015. Today it was attended by over 9,000 people. Respondents are encouraged to answer questions about piracy. On set of answers assigned to each “position” on a pirate ship.
According to the survey, do not bother looking for legal content, 53% of respondents. While 27% of respondents — the most “basic pirates”, who consider any content as its default and believe that all information online should be available for free.
Another 26% of respondents come to the piracy more selective. They assign the copyright holders of music and film more often than ON. To piracy they are moved by not so much belief, how much is a small selection of legal services.
For 33 percent of Internet piracy is not a conscious lifestyle. Puts them under a black flag the high cost of legal content or low legal literacy. Of these, 21% of respondents are not particularly technical literacy and use any available content. Another 12% just not inclined to pay for something that you can download for free, Eset noted.
Finally, 14% of respondents are honest users. 8% of them are increasingly using legal content, occasionally reminiscing about the pirate past. 6% are honest consumers of legal content that respects intellectual property.
More than half of the respondents are aware of the inevitability of punishment. To the question “How should be punished for piracy?” 56% chose various options of retaliation, and only 44% chose the option of “Piracy should not be punished”.
“29% of respondents prevents honest people pay for music, movies or high price, a 24% incomplete range of legal services, and 16% inconvenient payment. Finally, 25% of respondents are stealing content from ideological reasons, and 6% — try not to infringe copyright,” said the company.