"This was revealed in a study carried out by the Attribution Corp. This certainly affects the revenue generation. The average traffic on a site displaying content illegally is two and a half times more than the original source. In some extreme cases this ratio is even 7 times higher."
"Some people are already saying that posting to YouTube is just the strategy of the week for pandering to young people. They point out that Obama's account on Twitter, almost the most popular account on the service, has been dead silent since the election ended."