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Hidden Gain in Piracy “Losses”?

As experts go public with claims that the entertainment industry is exaggerating piracy losses, Ben Jones argues for the industry to put up (real data) or shut up.

As more experts go public with claims that entertainment industry estimates of million dollar piracy losses are inflated, Ben Jones argues for complainers to put up or shut up. He agrees with Ohio State University law professor Daniel Chow that the affected industry members should present data to back their claims. And they should focus on the bigger picture: “As every past copyright conflict has, despite a short-term loss, provided massive long-term benefits and growth for the affected industries.”


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