Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Tuesday July 16, 2013

Piracy Collapses As Legal Alternatives Do Their Job

Wait, legal alternatives to piracy that are cheap and easily accessible can actually curb piracy? Whoddathunkit?!? wink

Entertainment industry groups in Norway have spent years lobbying for tougher anti-piracy laws, finally getting their way earlier this month. But with fines and site blocking now on the agenda, an interesting trend has been developing. Quietly behind the scenes music piracy has collapsed to less than a fifth of the level it reached five years ago while movie and TV show downloading has been cut in half.