- Geek & Sci-Fi
One of the problems with the RIAA's constant complaints about piracy and how it hurts the artist is that it's an advocacy group for an industry that its own artists aren't necessarily big fans of.
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Bulletstorm was one of the best games of 2011, in our humble opinion, but it didn't sell well, especially on the PC.
France hates the Internet, something we've firmly established in the past.
You've got to give Starbreeze Studios some credit: their latest game, "Syndicate," was a rush job, but they at least had time to hide a cookie in the game for people who were thinking about stealing it.
How's this for chutzpah: two bloggers have tracked down the source of Marvel's pirated comics.
The IFPI, or International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, or "the global RIAA," has released their 2012 Digital Music Report and it is, as usual, a collection of absolutely unintentional comic gems.
Gilberto Sanchez made a mistake: he bought a movie from a street vendor, probably because he thought they were joking when they said they had "X-Men Origins: Wolverine".
So, yeah, all those horrible nasty pirates that the MPAA is insisting are killing their record profits are apparently their own employees.
Back when I was a kid, to get an eye-popping collection of musical talent like P Diddy, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, Kanye West, Lil John, Jamie Foxx, Mary J Blige, The Game and Will.