Online Piracy or Internet Piracy is a serious problem that online community is facing. To understand how big Online Piracy.
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Below are some facts-
70% of Online Users Find Nothing Wrong in Online Piracy
67% of Digital piracy sites are hosted in North America and Western Europe
22% of all global Internet bandwidth is used for Online Piracy
98.8% of Data transferred using P2P networks is copyrighted
91.5% of filed available for download on Cyberlockers sites (Rapidshare, Megaupload,etc) are copyrighted material
Only 1 out of 10,000 pcs of the most popular content on the OpenBitTorrent tracker is non-copyrighted
Websites hosting pirated content receive more than 146 Million visitors per day.
$12.5 billion in economic losses each year due to Piracy in the music industry
71,060 jobs lost in the United States every year due to Online Piracy
$2.7 billion in workers’ earnings are lost each year due to Online Piracy
95% of music downloaded online is illegal
An average iPod contains pirated music of $800
42% of Softwares running in World are illegally downloaded
$59 billion of Softwares were illegally downloaded in 2010
More than 75% of computers have at least 1 downloaded illegal application
Two-Thirds of Torrents available online are illegal
Pornography is the most pirated item on web with 35.8% followed by Movies with 35.2%
Hollywood Movie “Avatar” is the most pirated movie of 2010 and was downloaded more than 17,000,000 times
China has the Highest online piracy rate of 91% in world followed by Columbia with 90% and Russia with 80% online piracy rate.
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