Piercing the peer–to–peer myths: An examination of the Canadian experience
by MICHAEL GEIST
First Monday, publication date: April 2005
"The campaign is premised on three key pillars. First, that the Canadian recording industry has sustained significant financial losses in recent years due to decreased music sales. Second, that those losses can be attributed to peer–to–peer file sharing. Third, that the losses have materially harmed Canadian artists.
The time has come to acknowledge that each of these pillars is a myth."