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Pillaged local entertainment and media industry hurting


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians downloaded some 84 million media files from peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing site BitTorrent last year, says the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.

Its minister Gobind Singh Deo said this preference for such services, which often share pirated intellectual property (IP), is a huge blow to the Malaysian entertainment and media industry, and by extension the economy.

   

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