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Old 03-09-2012, 03:32 PM   #23
Elfwreck
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Originally Posted by spindlegirl View Post
I personally don't see a 'decline in piracy'. I think that that part of the article is a made-up bunch of hooey.
I suspect the decline in piracy is directly linked to the ease & ubiquity of iTunes. Paying a buck a song is often easier than hunting down a torrent and hoping the song is correctly labeled, not corrupt, not a virus in disguise (actually very rare), and not missing the opening or closing verse.

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People buy stuff because they buy stuff and people pirate stuff because they pirate stuff. Do they really think the increase in sales are a result of pirates who no longer pirate?
It's the other way around: People buy when stuff's easy to get and cheap, and then they don't pirate.
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