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TV piracy is increasing and the US is in the lead, new study says

Global Piracy (Muso)

Piracy analytics experts Muso, recently released their first report on audience behavior, specifically related to TV and film. The key insight to pay attention to, according to Muso, "out of the total 78.49bn film and television piracy site visits, 73.69% (57.84bn) were visits to streaming sites."

Streaming is on the rise as major torrent aggregators like Kick Ass Torrents have recently been taken down by the US Federal Government.

Muso explained to Found Remote that pirates are moving towards streaming because "the convenience of streaming, as well as the anonymity, the leaned behaviour legal streaming platforms are teaching them, the rise of the millennial, and their lack of need of content ownership." They also pointed out that regionally certain countries aren't moving away from P2P sharing like torrenting.

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