One of the most compelling reasons for the rise in piracy over the past decade is the cost. We have the option of buying songs or movies from certain places or we can rip them for free. It can be quite enticing and has fueled the growth of an industry that is currently under fire for hurting other industries.
When one looks at the “true” cost of piracy, opinions can change. That’s the perspective taken in the infographic below by BackgroundCheck. Click to enlarge.