Most students know it's against the law to share copyright-protected software, games, music, and movies online--yet many admit to downloading such files anyway, according to a new survey.

Educators and others agree that anti-piracy education is a key component to encouraging ethical computer use among students. But only 18 percent of the students surveyed said they learned about copyright law from a teacher or other educator.

The nationwide poll, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Business Software Alliance (BSA), asked more than 1,100 students--ages eight to 18--about...

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