How Many 'Significant Blows' Against File Sharing Will It Take For File Sharing To Actually Decrease?
from the we're-still-waiting... dept
Back in 2006, we started noticing how every raid or every legal win against some sort of file sharing operation resulted in the RIAA, MPAA or equivalent organization coming out with a statement about how this was “a significant blow” against unauthorized file sharing (they normally used this misleading or incorrect terms “piracy” or “theft”). But, we were beginning to wonder, just how many “significant blows” does it take to make a difference? Since then, there have been many, many, many such claims of “significant blows” and absolutely no evidence that it has had any impact whatsoever.
TorrentFreak is noting that a bunch of sites that were recently raided or lost lawsuits all seemed to bounce back within days, which really seems to highlight that for all of these “significant blows” — it doesn’t appear that the word “significant” really means what the entertainment industry appears to think it means….