Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Feb 2009 14:53 UTC
Legal Practically before the trial is up and running, The Pirate Bay has achieved a major victory over the entertainment industry. On day two, the prosecutor has dropped half of the charges against the bittorrent website. The remaining charges are much lighter than the ones that have been dropped.
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RE[2]: Comment by merkoth
by siraf72 on Wed 18th Feb 2009 10:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by merkoth"
siraf72
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"Possibly, but what incentive are people going to have to use the legal services when they can still use the illegal ones and get the content for free? "

Not sure that's true. I am certain (yes hardly scientific, i know) that alot of iTunes users are former napster users (or Gnutella,etc). People will pay if they think its worth it. IMHO, most people would rather do something legally than illegally. Again, I think the iTunes music store proves this clearly. All those users still have the option to download music illegally.

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