Originally Posted by Worldwalker
Their way of looking at it is why should they adapt to market forces when they can go against the market and use the government as their private enforcer?
But not all countries are as protectionist as Western Europe or the current US administration.
Plus, there is a big difference between what the law says and the culture does. No bigger example than the Napster years of digital music. The law and the governments were all on the side of the studios; the teenagers were are on the Napster side.
We all saw how that ended up, no?
If the BPHs want to follow the example of the studios...
They *have* been warned, over and over...
"Casual" Piracy is no longer a "hobby"; there's people making money off it.