Study suggests U.S. box office not affected by BitTorrent

| February 12, 2012

Study suggests U.S. box office not affected by BitTorrentOnline piracy may not be as bad as Hollywood would like you to believe. A new study titled, “Reel Piracy: The Effect of Online Film Piracy on International Box Office Sales,” conducted by Brett Danaher, from the Department of Economics at Wellesley College, and Joel Waldfogel from the Department of Economics at University of Missouri, suggests little, if any, loss of revenue on U.S. box office sales after the release of BitTorrent. …