Jack: Call Of Duty is out! I want it!
Andrew: It’s available at Amazon for just 1000 bucks, go get it!
Jack: Bought a new dress for Kim and my pocket money is over now!
Andrew: Hmm, download a torrent and get Call of Duty for free!
Jack: Bye, will catch you back later. I want to download Call Of Duty now…
Familiar with the above conversation? I’s common! If you can’t buy a digital product for free, use Google and there you have it. Over the years, people’s attitude has changed. When you can get a digital product for free online, why buy it? This common attitude has led to an increase in online piracy numbers.
Not a long time back, people used to be honest and considered buying original goods. It also gave them a feeling of security. But today, it’s all gone. I don’t say everyone supports piracy, but yes, most of the people do. Here’s an infograph designed by Go-Globe.Com (Beijing Web Designers) listing some cool facts about online piracy.
The infograph enlightens you about the rise of online piracy, loss occurred due to online piracy, most pirated goods, regions topping in online piracy, countries topping in inline piracy, most pirated items, most pirated movies, most pirated songs, most pirated games, most pirated software, most pirated e-books and some interesting facts about online piracy!
Some Cool Facts About Online Piracy
- 70% of Online Users Find Nothing Wrong in Online Piracy or in short 70% of online users support piracy!
- 22% of internet bandwidth is used for online piracy (upload, download, etc).
- 1 / 10,000 is the ratio of non-copyrighted content and copyrighted content.
- Piracy is one of the reasons for rising unemployment.
- Billions of dollars lost every year due to piracy!
- China ranks first in online piracy!
- 2 / 3 of total torrents available online are illegal!
- More than 75% computer users use at least one pirated application, software, game or music!
- In short piracy rules!
Wasn’t that infograph interesting? Guys, piracy is increasing with each passing day. What do you think is the reason behind increasing online piracy? Is it the increasing population? Is it unawareness? Is it the changing mindset of people? Or is it something else?
Do let us know what you think about online piracy. It will help us write an interesting post ;)
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Last Updated: May 26, 2013