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"This is just supposition, but my guess is that so-called "pirates" consume much more music and movies (paid) than non-pirates."

This gets supposed in both directions, so I would be legitimately curious about any studies that show whether pirates or non-pirates purchase more media.

That study may still not suffice from a scientific viewpoint.

You'd have to take people and randomly allow / deny them piracy. Normal Pirates are self-selected.

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