The verdict is in… Media Pirates are undeniably and economically irrational, just like the rest of us.

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A seemingly endless stream of statistics are in play these day suggesting (or proving, in the minds of some) that so-called pirates also buy music, movies, and other forms of digital media. What few if any of these authors discuss openly, however, is the fact that this strange behavior—buying some files and downloading others through unlicensed venues—is, for lack of a better phrase, undeniably and economically irrational. Two of these recent findings would be: Where do music collections come from?, from the American Assembly Downloaden neemt niet af ondanks bestrijding,…read more