[pp.int.general] Piracy and poor countries: Big Content wants to have its cake and eat it too

Henrique hc at ig.com.br
Tue May 3 18:10:14 CEST 2011

Here is the link to get this amazing report:



Partido Pirata do Brasil

2011/5/3 Pirat at LennStar.de <pirat at lennstar.de>

> For anyone who does not know BoingBoing:
> http://www.boingboing.net/2011/05/03/piracy-and-poor-coun.html
> "groundbreaking independent research presented in "Media Piracy in
> Emerging Economies," a 400+ page report that took 35 researchers three
> years to compile. The project's lead, Joe Karganis, is giving a free
> talk tomorrow in London: "
> "But by asking taxpayers - here in the rich world and also in the poor
> world - to foot the bill for trade sanctions, enforcement, new civil and
> criminal penalties, even global treaties like ACTA, the entertainment
> industry can still get a profit out of the poorest people in the world
> by externalising the costs and reaping whatever sliver of legit market
> they can drag out of the poor world by brute force. "
> LennStar
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