Thread: HMV are crafty
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Old 14-01-2013, 22:44
mwardy
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I don't buy the piracy claims, Amazon is the 9th most visited website, Hulu the 270th, over 15bn songs and 200m HD episodes have been brought off iTunes, clearly people are still le piracy is an exaggeration. A problem yes, the end of the industry as we know it, unlikely. However, undoubtedly FACT are going to profiteer off this and convince the government to introduce draconian copyright laws that do nothing to prevent piracy and just become a pain in the arse for honest consumers....
I'm afraid you could be right. Look at industry profits--they are going one way, and it's not downwards. But this could be more grist to the 'insert a DNA sample here' brigade's mill.
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