Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Major report debunks alleged link between piracy and terrorism

Major report debunks alleged link between piracy and terrorism
Such claims have been made many times over the last decade, but a major new report, funded by Canada and by the Ford Foundation and buttressed by fieldwork around the globe, suggests that neither assertion is true. Indeed, far from being supremely lucrative, commercial piracy is under pressure from the same force pressing on legal distribution: free Internet file-sharing.