Most sensible people have known this for years, but here's yet another study
proving what the RIAA & others refuse to comprehend...
Tim O'Reilly originally shared this post discussing an
article by the American Assembly:
Online file sharers buy 30% more music than those who don't share.
In other words, "pirates" are the music companies' best customers.
Article: Where do Music Collections Come From?
Here's an interesting TED talk by Malte Spitz on what kind of
data phone companies are collecting.
Malte Spitz wasn't too worried when he asked his operator in Germany to share
information stored about him. Multiple unanswered requests and a lawsuit later,
Spitz received 35,830 lines of code — a detailed, nearly minute-by-minute
account of half a year of his life.
Video: Malte Spitz: Your phone company is watching