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Piracy is not a pricing signal

Lost sales from illegal downloads are lost because of convenience, not price.

The inconvenience of current downloads and streams are not a technology problem, they're a business problem. And rights holders perpetuate the piracy "problem" by not giving consumers the convenience that piracy does.

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On pirates and piracy

On pirates and piracy

The media industry's wholesale takeover of creativity is the real piracy.

Mike Loukides: "I'm not willing to have the next Bach, Beethoven, or Shakespeare post their work online, only to have it taken down because they haven't paid off a bunch of executives who think they own creativity."

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