EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Information Technologies 18(17): e7

Research Article

Determination of Awareness of Piracy Level on Educational Institutions- A Questionnaire Based Study

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/eai.10-4-2018.154450,
        author={Shah  Nazir and  Anwar  Hussain and Sara  Shahzad and  Hanif  Ur Rehman and  Islam  Zada and Muhammad  Ahsan and Zohaib  Ahmad and Abdullah  Khan},
        title={Determination of Awareness of Piracy Level on Educational Institutions- A Questionnaire Based Study},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Information Technologies},
        volume={18},
        number={17},
        publisher={EAI},
        journal_a={EW},
        year={2018},
        month={4},
        keywords={},
        doi={10.4108/eai.10-4-2018.154450}
    }
    
  • Shah Nazir
    Anwar Hussain
    Sara Shahzad
    Hanif Ur Rehman
    Islam Zada
    Muhammad Ahsan
    Zohaib Ahmad
    Abdullah Khan
    Year: 2018
    Determination of Awareness of Piracy Level on Educational Institutions- A Questionnaire Based Study
    EW
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.10-4-2018.154450
Shah Nazir1,*, Anwar Hussain1, Sara Shahzad2, Hanif Ur Rehman1, Islam Zada2, Muhammad Ahsan1, Zohaib Ahmad1, Abdullah Khan1
  • 1: Department of Computer Science, University of Swabi, Pakistan
  • 2: Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
*Contact email: snshahnzr@gmail.com

Abstract

Software piracy is globally a major issue of using software without proper permission as enforced by the software license and agreement. Currently, software industries and organizations face a huge loss of money due to software piracy. Most of the educational institutions/organizations have also been affected from software piracy. To facilitate educational institutions regarding software piracy, it would be ideal to have a detailed study of the awareness of piracy level in education institutions for future development and to help academia to get rid of problems occur from pirated software. The present research aims to study and determine the awareness of piracy level in educational institutions. This study will eventually help academia in determination of level of piracy and awareness of pirated software.