Advertising Services Blamed for Promoting PiracyAdded: Thursday, January 10th, 2013
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Some experts point out that the content industries may soon disappear entirely, only because of online piracy. That’s what a recent report claims, pointing to advertising companies like Google and Yahoo and blaming them of linking to piracy.
The report claims that Google’s AdSense and other similar advertising services promoting file-sharing sites may soon bankrupt the content industry. Apparently, the report in question hopes to make advertising services feel ashamed and make them drop their business contracts in order to cut the financial cord of file-sharing websites.
Google reacted like any company with a logical point of view, claiming that just because some of its code appears on a portal which promotes piracy does not necessarily mean the search giant does it as well.
The report has placed Google and Yahoo on the top 10 advertising companies which are accused of providing support to major piracy portals throughout the globe. It made the conclusion based on the analysis of Internet advertisements which receive the most copyright infringement notices. One of the researchers was telling the story of his singer friend who had no financial problems until the early 2000s. That was the moment when his medical bills for throat cancer remained unpaid. As a result, the singer had to start touring again, all because of piracy.
Well, one could only sympathize to cancer patient, but it is unclear how his illness has to do with anything. Perhaps, the singer should blame the health care system instead of piracy – actually, he had no financial problems for a few years, without doing anything at all. Instead, the industry should consider the fact that it is unable to accept such streaming services as Spotify into their business plans.
Finally, the researchers should get their data straight. The sites like The Pirate Bay are obviously hosting a lot of legitimate and original material, along with being involved with promoting young musicians via their Promo Bay site. If their financial flow is disrupted, it may affect consumers using these services for legal business like the singer from the story.
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Thursday, January 10th, 2013
|Is there anything the RIAA/MPAA doesn't blame?|
|posted by (2013-01-10 23:21:43)|
|posted by (2013-01-11 04:56:05)|
|"The report claims that Google’s AdSense and other similar advertising services promoting file-sharing sites may soon bankrupt the content industry"|
YA RIGHT tell me another one. how do they figure this, after they have already stated RECORD profits for 2012. NOTHING BUT LIES.
RIAA....MPAA.....JUST please SHUT UP!! and STOP complaining about not gaining the amount of profits you desire as its getting rather OLD.
|Interestingly enough, 'piracy' wouldn't exist without companies like the RIAA/MPAA etc. complaining about the existence of piracy. If they really and truly want it to go away, they need to be the ones to go away.|
|posted by (2013-01-12 02:46:02)|
|For me the biggest message the entertainment industry needs to learn from the whole piracy issue is that like everything else on this planet, their entertainment is enormously over priced. Lets face it, movies for example make a lot of actors millionaires, and all people involved in making the movie from the camera men to sound men to directors etc etc etc probably make more money in a month or 2 than I make in a year and dont forget that thousands are involved with making a movie so thats a lot of dosh, that shows that to be able to pay all these people extortionate amounts for what it costs to make a movie and still make hundreds of thousands of profit, then they are obviously making too much money or enough to charge a fraction of the price that they do. If they charged cheap enough, more would buy it and they would ultimately make more money. People may not be bothered to wait to download as it costs more for the internet than it would to purchase your fav movies amd music etc and wont be bothered to wait for the down load when you could buy it and have it instantly for a totally affordable price. But thats ok hollywood etc, keep making your millions while children all over the world die of starvation etc.|
On another note, maybe piracy is doing everyone a favour as it might bankrupt all rubbish content producers from the industry leaving only the big ones that make money because they produce quality material. makes sense to me.
|posted by (2013-01-13 14:46:11)|
|well although its not true....blaming is part of their own conspiracy as many do..need to learn from that....should stop this blah blah industry n ad world need to stop chatin wid thir b!tc secretary n start find out own jack pocket to earn it !!|
|Shouldn't the main blame go to the tobacco industry? Throat cancer is caused by smoking isn't it?|
|posted by (2013-01-14 11:47:01)|
|mpaa like aload of scam artists they will try anything , wonder what will be next week with them .||
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