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Tuesday January 03, 2017

Piracy ‘Warnings’ Fail to Boost Box Office Revenues

Apparently movie studios thought piracy warnings were going to work better than they actually did. Come to think of it, when did warnings like that ever work?

A new academic study shows that graduated response policies against file-sharers fail to boost box office revenues. The empirical research, which looked at the effects in various countries including the United States, suggests that these anti-piracy measures are not as effective as the movie studios had hoped.

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