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MPAA Providing False Data

In 2005, the MPAA commissioned a study from research firm LEK, which claimed that 44% of its domestic losses were the result of college student file sharing.  The MPAA now claims a "human error" (no comment as to mental, logical, or manual) caused the study to drastically over report the loss.  The MPAA now estimates that 15% of domestic losses are due to college student file sharing.  This is roughly a 200% change in estimation.

FTC Approves Google Plan to Acquire DoubleClick

The Federal Trade Commission has voted 4-1 to close its investigations of Google's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick.  The FTC concluded that the acquisition is not likel to create, enhance, or faciliated market power in violation of the anttiturst  statutes.