Why Movie Piracy is Much More Dangerous Than You Think (Yahoo UK)


Movie piracy didn’t used to be so sophisticated. A bloke flogging timecoded DVDs of the latest film releases down the pub, your mate who had seen a shaky version of the latest Arnie movie, shot with a camcorder in a cinema in Iowa… the effect was still the same and just as wrong, but it seemed almost quaint. Not so anymore. The rise of the internet has meant that around a third of over-16s consume pirated TV and film content via any method and now 14% people admit they pirate using illegal apps and add-ons on boxes and sticks.