:agreed:Pretty shitty attempt at economics, if you ask me.
The best of it is, he doesn't actually really state his thesis, that ticket prices ARE going up because of piracy:
That's about as ambiguous as you can get. His whole argument is tenuous. I could probably build a stronger case than he does, and I don't necessarily know if I believe him.So, is piracy responsible for higher ticket prices? Like most things in this industry, the answer is quite complicated. But the devaluation of recordings is factoring into the current concert crisis more than it would seem.