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Talking Cyberlockers with Dr. David Price (Podcast)

This time last year, I had the opportunity to talk to Dr. David Price of London-based NetNames shortly after they released a report on the scale and scope of media piracy worldwide.  Presently, Dr. Price is in Washington DC where, … Continue reading

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Guess who the real victims of piracy are…

People like to tell themselves and others that piracy of entertainment media is a victimless crime, by which they typically mean that their one little download of a major motion picture doesn’t hurt anyone when the studio that produced said … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dr. David Price – Part II

This is the second half of my discussion with Dr. David Price, who authored the new report Sizing the piracy universe for London-based NetNames.  In this part of the discussion, we talk about business models for pirate sites and discuss … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dr. David Price Part I

Last week, London-based NetNames released a report entitled Sizing the piracy universe, which reveals substantial evidence that piracy of entertainment media increased substantially over a 15-month period of study.  The author of that report is Dr. David Price, Director of … Continue reading

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The Lie is Falling – Dr. Price sizes the piracy universe

In Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Butch (Paul Newman) sits astride his horse outside the same boxcar of the same train he’s successfully robbed over and over.  Frustrated by the railroad owner’s ceaseless but futile attempts to thwart the … Continue reading

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