I appreciate your insight and perspective on what most have reduced to nothing more than a cookie-cutter strategy. There is truly no rinse & repeat in today's new era of new media and social communication. It's survival of the fittest and those who fail to fit their own mold will be tossed to the wayside like the wrong size shoe...
I wish the numbers and sources were here to have a look at but I'll take your word for it.
I've been waiting for a study like this to rear its beautiful head; to analyze and understand the inherent nature of content piracy and what its motivation stems from. After all, every pirate isn't prone to break the law at every turn. There's a compelling message being conveyed to the market saying, "Well, what did you expect me to do? You didn't offer me access to it, so..."
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