IMSTA’s Software Piracy Survey Now Open

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The 2012/13 International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) survey on music piracy has been made available.

Every year IMSTA conducts the “Let’s Talk Piracy” survey in order to obtain a better understanding of the motivators behind software piracy. IMSTA members then analyze the data and provide their findings, along with any observed trends to its members.

The IMSTA stresses that the information collected from the survey is for research purposes only and will not used to take legal action against survey participants.

Survey participants are entered into a contest to win one of the following prizes:

  • Antares “Auto-Tune EFX”
  • Cakewalk “Sonar”
  • Celemony “Melodyne editor”
  • IK Multimedia “T-Racks Single”
  • Image-Line “PoiZone + Toxic Biohazard”
  • Modartt “Pianoteq”
  • Native Instruments “Komplete”
  • Nugen Audio “Stereo Pack”
  • Philtre Labs “Bollywood Elements”
  • Propellerhead “Reason”
  • Rob Papen “Predator”
  • Sonnox “Elite Bundle”
  • Steinberg “Cubase”
  • Sugar Bytes “Turnado”
  • Wave Arts “Power Suite 5”

To take part in the survey, click on the following link:

http://www.imsta.org/imsta_survey.php