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Aca Vuksa



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:09 pm Reply with quote
Wikipedia should add the Current Event:
Japan's Piracy Last Resort Takedown
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BlackPoint.



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:27 pm Reply with quote
3bil of loss in money just wow thats just so exagerrated, guess they counted all thoose people that they would actualy buy all this stuff....
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Blanchimont



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:48 pm Reply with quote
BlackPoint. wrote:
3bil of loss in money just wow thats just so exagerrated, guess they counted all thoose people that they would actualy buy all this stuff....

Pretty much. To put it in context, that's about two thirds of the Japan manga industry yearly revenue. And that's for a half a years time;
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According to Japan's Content Overseas Distribution Association (CODA), between September 2017 and February 2018, users accessed Mangamura about 620 million times. The association estimated that this caused 319.2 billion yen (about US$2.92 billion) worth of damage to copyright holders in Japan during that time.

Exaggerated is indeed the keyword...
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Top Gun



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:38 pm Reply with quote
The entertainment industry has been making the "every download is a lost sale!" argument ever since the days of Napster, and it has never once held up to scrutiny.
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