Net piracy takes 'toll on jobs'

The growth of illegal file-sharing could cost European countries 1.2m jobs and 240bn euros by 2015, an industry report says.
New BBC article, food for thought - nothing we haven't touched upon but still it's relevant and a reminder:

BBC News - Illegal-file sharing could 'cost billions' by 2015

Judging on how the EP voting went with respect to ACTA, that is not the solution (it was virtually unanimously against - so that will not change, needs rethink).