P2P Pirating Down to 9% of US Users


A recent survey found that illegal peer-to-peer file transferring has been reduced to 9% of all U.S. Internet users. The data suggests that most users download a few songs here or there and the shut down of programs like LimeWire has contributed to the decrease. While P2P use is down, illegal streaming of music and movies has skyrocketed. Read the full article at arstechnica.com

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