Sad and all too true.
I hadn't considered the equivalence between piracy (in content owners' terms), wastage (in supermarket terms) or fraud (in credit card providers' terms). It feels like there is something there.
There are penty of laws against stealing: why does every industry need a specific set for itself?
This year the movie industry madeÂ $30 billionÂ (1/3 in the U.S.) from box-office revenue.
But the total movie industry revenue wasÂ $87 billion. Where did the other $57 billion come from?