Film and music industry caught pirating movies and games

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I just posted the article Film and music industry caught pirating movies and games.

On behalf of TorrentFreak, the Bittorrent monitoring company scaneye found out that also those companies are guilty of copyright infringement, who claim that they are suffering most from other people copying their content

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#2

Poll: Which company’s employees have the best taste in pirated content?


#3

rotflcopter … again?


#4

“Ge, how should I get my movies/games/music? I know I represent the company that happens to be releasing this content. I probably have some kind of employee discount. I know, maybe I should just break the law and pirate my company’s own crap. Yeah, that’s a great plan” -some random hypocrite.

Perhaps one day, if the planets alight just right, they will learn.


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[QUOTE=TSJnachos117;2670752]“Ge, how should I get my movies/games/music? I know I represent the company that happens to be releasing this content. I probably have some kind of employee discount. I know, maybe I should just break the law and pirate my company’s own crap. Yeah, that’s a great plan” -some random hypocrite.

Perhaps one day, if the planets alight just right, they will learn.[/QUOTE]
Or maybe they’ll just download one of the virus infested decoy files [S]their superiors[/S] put out there…Onto the company network!!!:cool:


#6

When I started playing on P2Ps back in 2003, I thought if a studio REALLY wanted to stop downloads, they would actually hop in and supply dozens, even hundreds, of ‘User IDs’ that would send out corrupted files. Let downloaders spend their hours, days, weeks, months doing downloads, only to play them back and discover shabby video quality here or there, bad audio, skipped parts, etc.

Of course, there are actually few theft-losses in any industry that match embezzlement (insider) losses. In the retail world, “shoplifting” is a well-publicized crime but retail owners know employees and contractors are behind 90% of “stolen merchandise” claims.

And certainly in the RIAA (and probably the MPAA), no one is a bigger thief than the studio execs and their accounting systems.

I think the MPAA is doing it 100% wrong - they need to flood the on-line services with their movies. “And if you want to see a GREAT version of it, buy a ticket - go enjoy the big-screen experience instead of your 3-inch handheld.” Or for many cowards, it’s probably not even 3 inches.


#7

It’s definitely hard to trust the RIAA and MPAA, since their figures seem to be at odds with most of the independent studies that have come out on the effects of piracy on their profits. “Trust us, we are losing money.” Only their accounting seems to be off. In some cases WAY off. Take the instance of New Line Cinemas, who funded the LOTR trilogy. They signed a contract with the Tolkien estate to pay 7.5% of the movies earnings. New Line made $6 billion. Yet they claimed that they lost money on the films and only wrote a check for $62,500. After 4 years of litigation, they finally ponied up $100 million, which is still less than the $450 million they were supposed to receive.