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Old April 22nd, 2004
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I still need some people answering, PLEASE HELP !!!
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DO YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT KIND OF P2P USER TYPE YOU ARE ???

So click:
http://www.hec.unil.ch/iumi/p2p


I am a student at the University of Lausanne, where I undertake a Web-based survey about Peer-to-Peer networks for my graduate studies.
If you want to know more about how P2P users view anonymity, safety, and copyright issues in P2P networks, you can answer the survey.
Then, you can see your own P2P user profile and how it compares to the average user.
Your contribution to this survey is fully anonymous, your IP number will NOT be retrieved !

You can find the survey at:
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Old May 7th, 2005
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Hmmm

I got a low score on the "free use and genorosity part"! But I completely value free use and generosity. I tried to change my awnsers to reflect that and got an even lower score!! My score for that should have been 100!!!!!!!!
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If you are not trusty in using your credit card over the net then expect a low score. lol

I recently did a market research survey which likewise was trying to find out about people's habits & attitudes about use of credit cards & business over the net. Seems to be the research topic of marketing companies nowadays. (This is the underlying theme!) lol

So if you get a low score in the above test, don't think it's a reflection of your generosity for sharing. (I'd prefer not to put what I think about the test in writing.)

IMHO

(Universities are often sponsored by business to do research for them!!!)
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I started filling out the survey, but quickly realised it's aimed at people downloading music illegally rather than users of P2P software - although I'm sure there's a big overlap in these groups.

Also, some of the questions don't seem to make much sense; at very best they are poorly worded and contain implied judgements of the acts they discuss.

If you're an academic or intend to publish your results you should give serious consideration to how you will de-bias your results.

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"If I get caught, it is part of the game."

"There are too many people using P2P networks for controlling everybody."

"About 10% of people get their credit card number stolen on the Net; this makes me think twice."

"In order to use P2P systems, I cheat on my e-mail."
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Statistics are almost always abused. If you have the slightest worries about the intentions behind those questions, simply don't participate. Most of them are used for marketing purposes even if they tell you something else. Hint: Usually 90% of the questions are just red herrings and the answers for those will simply be discarded. The real topic is more or less hidden behind a few of the questions.

"Interviews" on the phone are even worse. Either they actually want to sell something or they want to get information from you using social engineering. Keep in mind that it's your time and their money. If the survey is used for marketing purposes, you will have to pay for the study it in the end even - assuming you buy some the products it's used for!

Such firms should better invest in quality of their products and better customer service instead of wasting the time of people. Don't let them use you.

Further keep in mind that surveys are also done in order to justify a opinion. They'll just interpret the collected data in any way they want and then claim "Hey, it's scientific and objective!" when in fact it's usually just a very a single narrow interpretation of the results.

Often online surveys troll you with a point system like "you get 5 points per answer and for 100 points you get a free [whatever]". Don't fall for that. First of all, they might just want your email address in order to spam you or to sell to it. I'm not kidding at all. Even if they're really interested in the survey, it's pretty unlikely that you'll ever reach enough points to get the promised bonus thingy. And then, even if they are honest about that and you one, it'll hardly be worth your time. Just consider the simplest non-annoying job you've ever done and compare the income with that.
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topbanana ---> way to go!
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