An +MIT Technology Review
piece on how Piracy has actually benefitted the entertainment industry, as opposed to hurting it. It is indeed a controversial topic, and we've discussed it at length: Content piracy is the catalyst for technological adoption in Hollywood:
"Time and again, Hollywood has met technological change with suspicion and attempted to suppress it. Yet in virtually all cases, once entertainment companies adapted to new technologies, the advances ended up expanding the markets for movies and television programs rather than destroying them."
What do you think? http://www.technologyreview.com/review/520336/how-hollywood-can-capitalize-on-piracy/