[LINK] Music, movies and now newspaper articles - suing those who republish them on the Net

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Mon Jul 26 14:28:15 AEST 2010

On 26/07/2010, at 2:20 PM, Jan Whitaker wrote:

> At 12:22 PM 26/07/2010, Robin Whittle wrote:
>> According to this article, the RIAA sued about 20,000 people over
>> five years, spending $64M in legal costs but collecting only $1.3M in
>> damages.   Film industry settlements are apparently of the same order.
> Seems a bit out of whack in terms of ROI, doesn't it? ;-)

Not at all. The ROI is not just dollars spent/recovered, but the overall and presumably quantifiable drop in piracy.


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