Originally Posted by Elfwreck
There's no statistical evidence that filesharing causes lost sales. If that were true, you'd expect the most-pirated ebooks to have the lowest sales, not the other way around.
I would expect best selling books and books by popular authors to be the first to be put on pirate websites myself. I believe it is still a status thing among pirates to be first to put up a sought after book, game or movie.