Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Apr 2010 11:50 UTC
Legal A major setback for those that claim piracy is having an adverse affect on the US economy: the US Government Accountability Office, who was tasked with reviewing the efforts to find out what, if any, impact piracy has on the US economy, has concluded that all of these studies - all of them - are bogus. Better yet - the GAO even goes as far as to say that piracy may have a positive effect on the economy.
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RE: Yeah, I don't know about that
by marafaka on Thu 15th Apr 2010 13:13 UTC in reply to "Yeah, I don't know about that"
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jack_perry: "I wouldn't call that piracy"

It doesn't matter what anybody calls piracy as it is not a matter of oppinion but a matter of risk and profit. It is about breaking the agreements that aren't ours in the first place and everybody knows that it mostly works.

This certanly breaks some business schemes but every regulation does it too. But it doesn't mean anything as there are always ways around it.

As an Amiga developer I was always told "nahnah, somebody is selling your goods there for nahnah and so" but as long as I got the amount of cash I liked it was allright. And I wouldn't use the legal weaponry against one of my clients anyway. Maybe if I was a little braindamaged and got out of other ideas ;)

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