Sources: City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), Torrent Freak, BBC News
quote: But let's be honest, if there were no anti-piracy laws then who would really "donate" for any content, or at least donate to the level that people would see as worthwhile?
quote: Anyway, the thing that really annoys me about it is how piracy is seen as theft. If you buy a Romex watch from the market, have you "stolen" a watch worth thousands of pounds? If you buy a knock-off designer handbag have you just stolen it? No, it's been counterfeited.