Wired News contracted with P2P survey company BigChampagne to pull together a series of top-ten charts for P2P music, movies, TV and artists. Interestingly, these diverge in some important ways from the box-office charts . For example, box-office-smashing turds like Spider-Man 3 didn't even crack the top ten -- neither did Shrek 3; and Transformers, ranked third at the box office, slipped to seven on the P2P chart.
Top Movies of 2007
1. Resident Evil: Extinction
2. Pirates of The Caribbean: At World's End
3. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
8. American Gangster
9. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Researcher Yarden Katz scraped the database of Intellectual Ventures, a giant business that buys up patents, but produces nothing but lawsuits (previously), and discovered that IV claims ownership of nearly 500 patents that were created at public expense by researchers employed by public universities, and another 100 or so patents filed by the US Navy.
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