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BT study challenges videogame piracy misconceptions

 
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 12:52 pm    Post subject: BT study challenges videogame piracy misconceptions Reply with quote

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-05/15/bittorrent-gaming-study

A large-scale analysis of BItTorrent file-sharing of videogames has shown that the number of illicit digital copies is not as high as reported by industry trade organizations.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's like I always say; never trust the numbers.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is that don't trust their number's, or the numbers we were given before? You said NEVER trust the numbers.
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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Psuedo wrote:
NEVER trust the numbers.
This. Big companies are pretty much never truthful about numbers, and studies, while more likely to be accurate, can just as easily be fabricated. This one's a "large-scale analysis", so I'm sure it's alright, but you never know.
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