By Brett Danaher, Michael D. Smith, Rahul Telang
June 21, 2016
In two previous blog posts (here and here), we reviewed the available academic evidence on whether piracy harms media sales, and whether this harm leads to reductions in the supply of creative works. Almost all the studies on the first question conclude that piracy does have an adverse effect on sales, and there is also evidence of an adverse effect on the supply of new works.
Read more here: https://techpolicyinstitute.org/2016/06/21/responding-to-piracy-what-the-evidence-shows/