MPAA Takes Unfairly Blaming College Students For Illegal Downloading Very Seriously

WHAT: The MPAA commissioned a study that blamed 44% of movie downloading on college students. The real figure is more like 15%.
WHERE:MPAA admits mistake on downloading study [Yahoo!] (Thanks, Robert!)
THE QUOTE: “We take this error very seriously and have taken strong and immediate action to both investigate the root cause of this problem as well as substantiate the accuracy of the latest report,” the group said in a statement.
BONUS QUOTE:“Illegal peer-to-peer file-sharing is a society-wide problem. Some of it occurs at college s and universities but it is a small portion of the total,” [Terry Hartle ,vice president of the American Council on Education] said, adding colleges will continue to take the problem seriously, but more regulation isn’t necessary.

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