'Angry Birds' mastermind says piracy can lead to real sales.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/01/xDwtIP.jpg[/newsimage]Rovio is in an unlikely position to ponder the ills or gains of piracy. The Finnish company's smash hit "Angry Birds" has seen over 500 million total downloads since its 2009 release, birthed a line of merchandise and was even referenced in an official White House video. None of that has stopped Rovio CEO Mikael Hed from admitting that illegal file-sharing can lead to legitimate business.
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