Why People Pirate: Funny Because It's True?

We’ve asked before if you buy, rent, beg or steal music or movies online. The question is why? Is it because – as Mark over at Kotaku and the founder of Reddit separately point out – some quarters of the industry make it harder and slower to purchase content legally than it has become to grab it free? Geek comic The Oatmeal picks up on this thread, and as ever, captures the problem perfectly.

These are just two panels from the site’s latest Game of Thrones-themed comic. I strongly suggest you check out the entire piece at: [The Oatmeal via Gizmodo UK]