Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012 by Russ Fischer
The argument between movie studios and those who like to download movie content free of change has gone back and forth for years, with the MPAA winning a battle in ealy 2012 when the site MegaUpload was shuttered. MegaUpload hosted a great deal of pirated content, including films, and television, and the ire of the MPAA provided some of the force that helped shut the site down.
But a new research paper suggests a correlation between declining box office receipts and the shutdown of MegaUpload. it isn’t a very compelling argument, and is worth pointing out because it will likely become a rallying cry for supporters of piracy. Read More »