Paramount: piracy has advanced from 'geek to sleek'Mon Nov 02, 2009 @ 10:42AM PST
By Eriq Gardner
- A case study of how 5 million pirates propagated copies of the studio's summer "Star Trek" film.
- A view of the Internet hierarchy, positing there are six types of websites with relationships to pirated movies. For example, the company considers websites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to be "leech sites."
- A belief that advertisers and financial institutions may be unaware of unlawful activity they are supporting.