Face the music: Explicit anti-piracy warnings are best deterrent. STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined. Did that get your attention? Good. Because according to a new study, this phrasing coupled with a graphic of a computer and download symbol with a prohibitive slash is the most effective way to stop music piracy. Source 3f.
For someone that is accustomed downloading a message like that probably will be meaningless. That might only stop someone whom might be considering it for the first time.
Illegal downloading will never be stopped as long as the movies, games, music is not affordable for everyone.
In a 3rd world country where an average minimum salary is very small, people won't buy these items they will download the content from the internet.