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?

Why The Movie Industry Can’t Innovate and the Result is SOPA

This year the movie industry made $30 billion (1/3 in the U.S.) from box-office revenue.
But the total movie industry revenue was $87 billion. Where did the other $57 billion come from?