Friday, 19 June 2009

filesharing benefits society

Michael Geist has a blogpost about "File Sharing and Copyright", (46 page pdf) a new paper published by Harvard Business School by economists Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Koleman Strumpf. Their study data indicates that file sharing has not discouraged creativity, empirical research in file sharing documents that consumer welfare increased substantially due to the new technology.

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