Originally Posted by Kali Yuga
HADOPI is enacted, digital sales go up 25% -- during a recession. Physical media sales have been dropping for years, so it's no surprise that continued. And of course, on that basis ghacks provides an extensive bullet list, for which there is as little evidence as for the industry assumptions that "every download is a lost sale." Yes, very conclusive evidence....
You are talking about 2009, right, and Music industry grew in 13 markets in 2009.
There is absolutely no evidence that the growth in France was due to HADOPI.
It's like saying that if a person empties a glass of water into the sea when the tide rises the action is responsible for the for the rise in water level.