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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

MPAA Says Downloading Study Was Wrong; College Students Don't Pirate As Much as Previously Reported

In 2005, the Motion Picture Association of America reported that college students were pirating like mad, at a rate that accounted for forty-four percent of the "industry's domestic losses." Now, it seems that "human error" caused a miscalculation--those rogue downloaders only account for fifteen percent of the industry's losses. But some say that number's still too high, suggesting that three percent is more likely. Read more here.

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