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Piracy is ethically acceptable to many leading lawyers, study finds

The results were taken from Harvard International Masters of Law...

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Most lawyers agreed that certain types of copyright infringement are acceptable, a study has found.

Conducted by Professor Dariusz Jemielniak of Kozminski University, 100 Harvard Law students were polled on their interpretations of piracy scenarios and copyright infringement with the results published in the Information Society Journal.

Ranging from piracy involving TV and film to music downloads, the study found that despite the unethical nature of piracy, most of the International Masters of Law students leaned towards the "acceptable" end of the scale.

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