Originally Posted by BoldlyDubious
I'm pretty convinced that uploaded content usually comes from someone else than the original media buyer, for the reasons I wrote in the post you are citing from.
So wind back a few years.
MP3 posted on the internet are coming from people ripping their own CDs and uploading them.
eBooks posted on the internet are coming from people taking the time to scan their own books and upload them.
Your conviction seems unfounded in reality.