Piracy statistics around the world

September 2007
Daily Variety;9/20/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 57, special section p4
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the international piracy statistics in the mass media. The illegal piracy activities in the film industry can reduce the revenue of approximately $18.2 billion, while the optical disc factories can produce about 31.8 billion discs in a year. Moreover, the upload and download of Internet in a peer-to-peer networks can avail nearly 2.8 billion files at any given time.


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