Tag Archives: About MPEE

Piratería de Medios en las Economías Emergentes

Estoy muy contento de anunciar la publicación de Piratería de Medios en las Economías Emergentes–la versión en español de Media Piracy in Emerging Economies. Muchas gracias a nuestros dos traductores, Clio Bugel y Guillermo Sabanes de la Asociación para el … Continue reading

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Copy Culture — O’Reilly Tools of Change Conference Talk

With the takedown of Library.nu (formerly Gigapedia), the major US and UK publishers are joining the war on file sharing.  This is a subject we’ll be paying a lot of attention to in the next couple years.  Coincidentally, I gave … Continue reading

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The Making of MPEE

For the MPEE completists out there, the long-awaited “The Making of MPEE” (aka,  “Transnational Piracy Research in Practice: A Roundtable Interview with Joe Karaganis, John Cross, Olga Sezneva and Ravi Sundaram” [Lobato and Thomas]) is now available for download.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Begone, Consumer’s Dilemma!

Today is a big day for MPEE: We have heard the cries of the American lawyers who want to read MPEE, but who are too virtuous to find a pirated copy on Scribd and too cheap to pay $8.  And … Continue reading

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The Simple Economics of Piracy (Or, Would You Pay $136 for Tron Legacy?)

That is the burning question I take up today in a new blog at the Huffington Post. We still love you, 99 members of the MPEE Support Group, and your dozens of lurking friends, and the occasional slashdot army that … Continue reading

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MPEE Piracy costs US economy over $1 million

Nearly two months after the launch of the MPEE report, we’ve run the numbers.  Using common industry methods, the rate of piracy of MPEE in the US and Europe stands at a staggering 98%.  Non-profit research sector losses to MPEE … Continue reading

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Best Salmon Piracy Report Ever

That was the title of a page that came up when I googled Felix Salmon’s coverage of our report.  And yes, salmon piracy is a huge problem that costs our nation’s businesses billions or maybe trillions of dollars (estimates vary). … Continue reading

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