Research shows streaming piracy on the rise
Anti-piracy authorities say they have cracked down on illegal streaming of film and TV, but data suggests it is booming, according to British-based data company MUSO. Film piracy increased by 38.6% and visits to piracy websites for TV content grew by 8.8% in 2022 when compared with 2021.
Digital Piracy Rose By 18% in 2022, Putting Pressure on the Entertainment Industry
Piracy operations that serviced millions of users were shut down in countries like Egypt, Vietnam, Brazil and Germany, reducing the quantity of illegal streaming and download services from 1,443 to 143 in the US alone. This is over a 90% reduction, and it will be interesting to see what the long term implications of this might look like.
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