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Piracy, Morality, Ted & Alice

by Rowan on 9 June, 2009

I’ve always been very suspicious of the piracy statistics put out by what you might call the “IP industry” – big software, music, and movie companies and lobby groups. So it’s gratifying to see Ben Goldacre demolishing the latest claim that piracy is “costing £billions”. Summary: they guessed the figures, then “accidentally” multiplied them by […]