The BBC reports on how the UK government turned a single survey in which 136 people indicated they file shared to claim that there are seven million file sharers in the country. Similar exaggerations occured in Canada earlier this year when the Conference Board of Canada relied on a 2006 Pollara survey that extrapolated data from 1,200 people to claim that there are 1.3 billion unauthorized downloads in Canada each year.
September 8, 2009
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