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Filesharing is good for social welfare

Dec 13, 2009, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Does filesharing reduce profits of the music industry? This paper claims so, and that should not be that much of a surprise. However, it also argues that filesharing is welfare improving because it leads to more competition and thus lower prices. Remember, ultimately it is the consumer that counts when computing a surplus, not just music industry profits."

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