Nearly a quarter of Net users have illegally downloaded a film at one time or another, says the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America).

However, as a story in the UK's Guardian Unlinited points out:

"The unexpectedly high figure finds some explanation in the study's methodology: only broadband users were polled. Broadband penetration stands at only 43% even in the US, so the real figures - even assuming they are fair and accurate - would be under half the MPAA's."

What else is new? It's well known that entertainment industry statistics vary according to the state of the moon.

http://p2pnet.net/story/1866


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