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Has online piracy reached a tipping point?

For years, digital technology and the Internet have provided a virtual buffet of digital content from which millions have feasted for free...

"It's not that they might not obtain their short term aims," said Danny O'Brien, International outreach coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a group that advocates for Internet users and technology companies. "But what is the long-term goal? What is the end game? You take out The Pirate Bay and people will still make copies of movies. People will continue to share music online...It's been five years since Grokster. How has that helped the music industry?"

Sunday, April 19, 2009
CNET News.com

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