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post #12 of (permalink) Old 2006-06-22, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by james99
The movie studios are losing money hand over fist thanx to piracy.
I'm not so sure about this statement.

They are losing hand over fist on crappy expensive movies that nobody goes to watch.

They are making a TON of money on DVDs. Could they be making tons more, sure, but they aren't losing money.

Numbers I found were ~$20B sales in 2005 vs ~$6B lost due to piracy.
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