Digital Pirates Winning Battle With Studios

On the day last July when “The Dark Knight” arrived in theaters, Warner Brothers was ready with an ambitious antipiracy campaign that involved months of planning and steps to monitor each physical copy of the film.The campaign failed miserably. By the end of the year, illegal copies of the Batman movie had been downloaded more than seven million times around the world, according to the media measurement firm BigChampagne, turning it into a visible symbol of Hollywood’s helplessness against the growing problem of online video piracy.
http://nytimes.com/2009/02/05/business/media/05piracy.html
http://iht.com/articles/2009/02/05/business/05piracy.php

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