LAS VEGAS -- Movie piracy, whether online file sharing or the sale of illicit copies, takes over $1 billion out of retail coffers annually, said Bo Andersen, president, Video Software Dealers Association, Encino, Calif., during the group's convention here. Representing over 4% of the industry's total sales and rental volume estimated at over $23 billion, piracy was the hottest topic at the recently concluded video show. "The bigger dollar losses are on the sell-through side because the ...

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