Hollywood has laid much of the blame for illegal movie downloading on college students. Now, it says its math was wrong.

Terry Hartle, vice president of the American Council on Education, which represents higher education in Washington, D.C., said the mistakes showed the entertainment industry has unfairly targeted college campuses.

“Illegal peer-to-peer file sharing is a society-wide problem. Some of it occurs at colleges and universities, but it is a small portion of the total,” Hartle said. He said colleges will continue to take the problem seriously, but more regulation isn’t necessary.

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