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Students are not P2P pirates after all
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Written by Danrok   
Wednesday, 23 January 2008 12:50

MPAA gets the facts wrong, are we surprised?

A SURVEY which the movie industry used as the basis to attack US universities has turned out as reliable as a sworn statement by Geoffrey Archer.

For two years the MPAA has waved a survey under the nose of its tame politicians in Washington claiming that 44 per cent of illegal movie downloads were conducted by college students.

The survey was penned by the research outfit LEK, and was used by the MPAA to lobby the US House of Representatives to get laws that would force Universities to clamp down on piracy or lose state money.

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