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Pirated DVD business flourishing amid high demand

  • Hasyim Widhiarto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, May 17 2010 | 10:59 am

PREMIUM Twenty-four-year-old Wiwit Purnamasari loves a good movie and is a fan of many  Hollywood actors, but she would never buy a legitimate DVD or go to the movie theatre.Instead of draining her monthly salary by watching new releases on the silver screen or by buying an original DVD, the resident of Cibubur, East Jakarta, prefers to buy pirated DVDs from street vendors or at shopping centers.“W...