IFPI: Ten "inconvenient truths" about file-swapping

Wednesday, 6 June 2007, 12:09 AM EST

The EU has just released its latest figures about counterfeit products seized at European borders in 2006, and the music industry's international trade group has jumped on those numbers to call for increased action against Chinese pirates. Of the 23 million counterfeit CDs and DVDs seized by police last year, 93% of them originated in China. The EU is worried enough about the numbers that it is contributing to a US-led WTO case against China over the matter.

But does purchasing one of these discs mean that you could be supporting terrorism?

At Ars Technica.

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