Why There’s No Stopping Illegal Downloading

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Illegal downloading of music was just the first step. Now it’s everything from movies, to books, TV shows and computer software. And a recent study confirms: there’s no stopping illegal downloads. Laci explains why.

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“New research estimates that 28% of digital music world-wide is pirated using illegal file-sharing. The findings shed light on financial difficulties in the music industry experienced by companies such as HMV.”

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“People like simple answers. We like to be told what is right, what is true, and what is wrong. If the issue is complex, we can get confused – so in an information-overloaded world, it’s always much easier to ingest a black-and-white view of complex questions. So it is when discussing illegal music downloading. Or, piracy, in the parlance of our times.”

Illegal downloads surge after the Netherlands blockades Pirate Bay, study finds

“Downloading from illegal sources has increased instead of decreased six months after a court ordered ISPs in the Netherlands to block access to The Pirate Bay, according to research from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Tilburg University, released Thursday.”

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“Early 2012, Dutch rights holders representatives were able to claim two potentially important legal victories in their fight against unauthorised sharing of copyright protected material on the Internet, commonly referred to as ‘online piracy’.”

Music’s lost decade: Sales cut in half

“If you watched the Grammy Awards Sunday night, it would appear all is well in the recording industry. But at the end of last year, the music business was worth half of what it was ten years ago and the decline doesn’t look like it will be slowing anytime soon.”

Assessing the Academic Literature Regarding the Impact of Media Piracy on Sales

“The goal of this paper is to provide a “non­‐technical” discussion of what the academic literatures in economics, marketing, and information systems can tell us about how piracy impacts sales of media products.”

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25 comments

fleazoes July 28, 2020 - 3:37 AM

You have probably pirated atleast once in your life and didnt even know you have done it

hyper swaraj August 3, 2020 - 3:01 PM

Sorry I ain't got no money
I'm not trying to be funny
But I'm just a kid anyway

My parents will never pay for games πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘ not even in my dreams

Tech Monster August 16, 2020 - 11:24 AM

Pirating Never Dies if Deepweb exist and 96% of all internet is Deepweb. You can find anything for free if you go the right direction even the Rdr2 cracked(no online feature though)

Alpha Beta September 5, 2020 - 3:53 PM

I dont understand if someone give me 100$ willingly then i will surely
take it. so if someone shares content which he or she bought through torrent then why i shouldnot download?

Barbie Adventure Official October 5, 2020 - 2:23 PM

How to Uplaod Movie Without Copyright πŸ˜ƒ

Poy October 31, 2020 - 4:11 PM

Why even pirate winrar its totally free bruh

nasima zahra December 27, 2020 - 6:12 AM

'3:58' πŸ˜‚ Better head directly to Appmodz.store () 🌏 should you know you really need it! πŸ’š

Clay Haas December 27, 2020 - 6:13 AM

"00:57" πŸ˜‚ Well I used π—šπ—˜π—§π—™π—”π—‘π—­.𝗣π—₯𝗒' πŸ“Œ and frankly it's real

Vernon Powell December 27, 2020 - 6:13 AM

"04:41" πŸ˜‚ I actually have been using (𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐅𝐀𝐍𝐙.ππ‘πŽ) πŸ“Œ no issue with it all

Pete York December 27, 2020 - 6:14 AM

"04:23" πŸ˜‚ I actually have been using 𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐅𝐀𝐍𝐙.ππ‘πŸŽ πŸ“Œ no issue with it all

Clifton Ford December 27, 2020 - 6:14 AM

"05:33"πŸ˜‚ Greetings! But it's much easier with GETFANZ.PR0 πŸ“Œ as I know

Ralph Dougherty December 27, 2020 - 6:15 AM

"01:41" Why don't people use: Appmodz.store πŸ“Œ instead of wasting their time here

Roman Wolfe December 27, 2020 - 6:16 AM

"04:52" πŸ˜‚ Why waste your time when only (𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐅𝐀𝐍𝐙.ππ‘πŽ) πŸ“Œ does it for everybody

Stella Copeland December 27, 2020 - 6:16 AM

"03:59" You all can use Appmodz.store to get yours, it is the only one that worked for me πŸ§’

Gilbert Herman December 27, 2020 - 6:17 AM

"01:19"πŸ˜‚ Ok that is the best: (𝐆𝐄𝐓𝐅𝐀𝐍𝐙.ππ‘πŽ) πŸ“Œ disregard others they're BS

香θΏͺ卑 January 14, 2021 - 7:37 PM

because people are poor

The Rainbow Rhapsody January 22, 2021 - 9:38 AM

Because copyright’s not real. It’s in the books.

______________ February 26, 2021 - 5:57 AM

You have the lamest energy if you want to punish downloading. I dont care if you are downloading the glitch in the universal matrix. It shouldn't of made it's way to you as the public If it is that bad.

XTuiChannel March 3, 2021 - 10:23 PM

0:53 lmao who pirates winrar

John Royce July 1, 2021 - 8:18 PM

I bet the FBI is taking note of the comments.

dubber September 3, 2021 - 6:30 AM

If i can find a free way to do it, ill take the free way

MaxLikesLifts September 13, 2021 - 11:51 PM

Adobe would probably make more money by selling photoshop and stuff with a lifetime licence for like $10 or $15

Nathaniel September 17, 2021 - 8:07 AM

And I'm never going to stop pirating Wii and wiiu games

swaggy Baum October 21, 2021 - 1:22 AM

well it's legal in my country, soooo…. :]

Gagan Singh November 20, 2021 - 7:41 PM

I do be plunderin' for some booty even in real life tho.