The Motion Picture Association (MPA)released a new research result on piracy in
The research suggests that in 2005, thetotal industry loss caused by piracy in
Released Monday during the ShanghaiInternational Film Festival, the research is the first in
The results showed that 61 percent ofindustry respondents, comprised of production, distribution and exhibitioncompanies as well as government agencies, said they believe movie piracy willcontinue to increase, while no one among the nearly 100 interviewees believethe piracy market will shrink.
The research also finds that legal opticaldisc sales only account for 17.7% of the production capacity of licensed discproduction lines. In 2003,
According to prior MPA commissionedresearch, conducted by LEK Consulting, the pirated optical discs industrymaintains a 93% market share in