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Content Piracy Piracy Reinvented In The Streaming Era

Report by Mark Mulligan
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The 20,000 Foot View: Piracy was one of the original driving forces behind the digital content marketplace. Without Peer-to-peer XXX we may never have had Spotify, iPlayer or Netflix, all of which were direct responses to the demand and behaviours created by piracy. Now as streaming drives both music and video revenues, XXX is less central a force than it once was. In its place a new generation of streaming piracy alternatives are emerging, impacting music, TV and sports. 

Key XXX piracy is a niche activity with just XXX video downloads from file sharing networks and XXX doing the same for XXX of music XXX users are also video XXX XXX of consumers across the US, Canada, Australia and the UK use unlicensed streaming sites to watch TV XXX of consumers stream sports content for free, representing XXX of regular TV sports viewers

  • Canada is a piracy hotspot, with the second highest rate of XXX video XXX and the second highest rate of streaming TV piracy XXX of XXX video users are aged under XXX and XXX are male, compared to XXX of streaming video piracy users aged under XXX and XXX that are male
  • Spotify users are nearly three times as likely to be music XXX users as overall consumers
  • Amazon Prime users are more than twice as likely to use streaming sports piracy as overall consumers
  • Companies and brands mentioned in this report: ABC, Amazon Prime Video, BBC, Content ID, iPlayer, Napster, Netflix, Spotify, YouTube, XXX Reasons Why, American Gods, Big Little Lies, Bosch, Catfish, Chicago Fire, Daredevil, House Of Cards, Into The Badlands, Jessica Jones, Legends Of Tomorrow, Luke Cage, Man In The High Castle, Mary + Jane, Narcos, Peaky Blinders, Preacher, Revolution, Shannara Chronicles, Stranger Things, Teenwolf, The Grand Tour, The Last Kingdom, The OA, Transparent, Westworld

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