Never trust cybercrime, piracy loss estimates

By , ITworld |  Security, cybercrime, GAO

That information would be extremely valuable versus doing surveys.
Jerry Dixon on threatpost.com

I find both sides of the argument to be both ignorant and full of hyperbole in whichever manner they are submitting their "evidence".
Discoceris on arstechnica.com

Better ways?

I suppose you have a better method to gather info about thousands/millions of individuals?.
roken on arstechnica.com

Kudos to the researchers for bringing some cautious sanity and objectivity to the issue, instead of just running away in the other direction.
kjin on news.ycombinator.com

The time aspect really does, as you say, muddy the water in terms of the real cost which is analogous to how difficult it is to assess the real cost of piracy. The time lost to me was real, but I can't quantify how much money it cost.
aficionado on arstechnica.com

Luckily, Rob Reid explains "Copyright Math" to us in "The $8 billion iPod."

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