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Pirate Bay ‘Promotion’ Increases Post-Release Box Office Revenue, Study Shows

New research suggests that post-release movie piracy through The Pirate Bay is linked to increased box revenue. The counter-intuitive finding is driven by word-of-mouth promotion. The effect, which does not apply to pre-release piracy, results in rather interesting policy implications. Late 2014 The Pirate Bay went offline after Swedish police raided a datacenter near Stockholm. […]

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Premier League Opens New Office to Fight Piracy

The Premier League says it has opened its first international office. Based within the Central Business District in Singapore, the office will have the primary aim of fighting piracy on behalf of the league and broadcast partners. With English Premier League clubs reporting revenues of £4.5 billion for the period 2016/17, top-tier football is extremely […]