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Submission + - Are people addicted to piracy? (cnet.co.uk) 8

InterjectoryIan writes: CNet is running a piece that questions whether people are technically addicted to downloading music illegally. With people having become so used to getting as much music as they want for no cost, are they failing to pry themselves from piracy and start spending their limited money again?

"The days of Kazaa were the first few hits of the download drug that the virtual dealer gave us for free. Now, BitTorrent is the heroin of data hoarders, and try as they might, it's a hard needle for addicts to dispose of.

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