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Streaming won’t wash away piracy’s stain

The way people want to consume entertainment has changed completely in the past 15 years. No longer are they content to choose from the limited number of options available live to air at a specific time. People with favorite shows have worked out how to watch them at their earliest convenience, legality be damned, and not months later when free-to-air Australian TV gets around to it. […] [Ted Sarandos,Netflix] also understands the biggest motivators for piracy and is trying to hit it head on. “People probably find workarounds to get access to content because the studios use the internet to create awareness and then don’t use it to generate access. In between the awareness and the access is where the piracy comes from. – Alice Clarke, Herald Sun