"A lot of people are getting very rich from stealing other people's things"

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A record store. Photograph, Getty Images.
A record store. Photograph, Getty Images.

A lot of people are getting very rich from stealing other people's things

The British Phonographic Industry’s chief executive on a study that show Manchester is the piracy capital of the UK, with more illegal downloads per person than any other in the UK. The BPI claims there are more illegal downloads than legal purchases, with a “significant effect on investment in new music". Ed Sheeran was the most pirated act  followed by Rizzle Kicks and Rhianna.

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of economia.