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An Analysis of Factors InFluencing Copyright Protection Decision-Making among Korean eSports Game Users

e-스포츠 콘텐츠 이용자들의 저작권보호 의사결정에 대한 영향요인 분석

  • Received : 2014.10.27
  • Accepted : 2014.11.26
  • Published : 2014.12.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the factors influencing copyright protection decision-making among Korean eSports game users. Data collection was conducted over a month at an eSports arena located in Seoul. Of the surveys collected, 354 valid data (88.5% of response rate) were analyzed in SPSS Ver. 20.0 through descriptive statistics, correlation and multiple regression analysis. The results showed that copyright protection decision-making regarding eSports contents was significantly influenced by legal/moral norm, perceive group norm, and past habit/behavior. Among the factors, legal/moral norm was found to be the most influential on copyright protection decision-making.

Keywords

eSports;Copyright Protection Decision-making;Game Contents

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 국민체육진흥공단