There are certain cases where piracy is understood as simply stealing intellectual property. But, there are other cases where a simple leak of a product gives the world at large just enough time to view it before being taken down. The media appear to play a key role in spreading the content, while users soak up the results. Read on for more, and a rundown of what happened.
If it weren’t a brilliant marketing strategy, it might be illegal. This kind of grey area seems to be occurring more and more online. Is this a form of piracy unto itself? This is perhaps a valid question. Go check out Film Cooler for a rundown of how many different sites played a part in spreading Xscape from Michael Jackson.