Downright downloading nonsense

Posted by on Jun 7, 2009 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Thief

As we've pointed out before , many of the public pronouncements that government and music industry spokesmen make about illegal downloads are wrongheaded at best but now it seems that they can be deliberately misleading.

Ben picks on the the latest coverage in the UK press (the Sun & Mail) of some particularly dodgy estimates of what downloading costs.

Let's hope the arithmetical skills improve before the Digital Britain report comes out in a couple of weeks…