November 25, 2012

MegaUpload Shutdown Hurt Hollywood

Emil Protalinski, The Next Web

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We’ve heard this one before, over and over again: pirates are the biggest spenders. It therefore shouldn’t surprise too many people to learn thatshutting down Megaupload earlier this year had a negative effect on box office revenues.

The latest finding comes from a paper titled...

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