Codebreaker

Lady book pirates!

John Moe May 26, 2011

That was the most succinct headline I could think of for a new study about women over 35 downloading pirated material. The British law firm Wiggin* says that 1 in 8 women who have an e-reader have downloaded illegal versions of books on it. That compares to only 1 in 20 women who have downloaded illegal music. Are books the new Napster?

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