Piracy Statistic Are BS

Aron Schatz
November 7, 2006

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When you read article after article about how piracy is not what companies tell you, you have to wonder why we need these crazy IP laws.


The most recent locally commissioned study was in the late 1990s, Mr Macnamara said. Many copyright holders claimed links between piracy and organised crime, but AIC researcher had found nothing to support that view. "Either there is no evidence of any links between piracy and organised crime or it is simply beyond the capacity of rights holders to identify these links," he wrote, adding that he was concerned about the way piracy figures were being used.


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