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ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Large-Scale Analysis on Digital Piracy

Large-Scale Analysis on Digital Piracy

Large-Scale Analysis on Digital Piracy

Added: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Category: Recent Headlines Involving File Sharing > Current Events
Tags:ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, www.extratorrent.com, 2013
The latest report on sharing computer games through BitTorrent’s networks revealed a number of interesting aspects of the digital piracy problem. The unauthorized sharing of digital material (via P2P technology) has led to heated debates and media headlines. While one side is claiming that Internet piracy kills American jobs and deprives content industry of billions of dollars in revenue, the other one stands for freedom of speech and online freedom.

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The latest report is focused on game piracy and used open methodologies to collect information which covered a 3-month period in 2010 and 172 games. The interesting fact is that the results tore down all the myths surrounding Internet piracy. For instance, “shooter” games aren’t the most pirated ones – instead, children’s and family games are. In addition, the report points out that the real figure of unauthorized copies which are being accessed via P2P networks is lower than the entertainment industry claims to be.

It turned out that 12.6 million unique peers from over 250 countries/areas shared pirated games. In the meanwhile, of the 173 sampled games, the 10 top popular titles drove over 40% of unique peers on BitTorrent, and 20 of the countries made up over 3/4 of the total file-sharing activity.

Overall, over 500,000 unique peers from all over the world sharing the most popular games titles through P2P were acknowledged in the research. The most dedicated peers were from the following countries: Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Armenia, Serbia, and Portugal. In addition, mass-media’s positive game reviews attract the most attention on file-sharing networks.

Anders Drachen and Robert Veitch, the researchers from Denmark, explained that first and foremost, BitTorrent game piracy was extraordinarily prevalent and geographically distributed – at least within the period covered by the research. Nevertheless, the numbers in their investigation proved that previously reported scale of game piracy was far too high. Moreover, the researchers point out that some common myths were also wrong, like it was with the belief that it was only shooters that got pirated – instead, the researchers saw a lot of activity for children’s and family games on file-sharing networks within the investigated period.


By:
SaM
June 5th,2013

Posted by: 
SaM

Date:  Wednesday, June 5th, 2013



Comments (1) (please add your comment »)

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posted by (2013-06-07 08:30:49)
No avatarIt's the same old story. The 'industry' looks at every pirated download as a lost sale which is ridiculous. Ask any music downloader what percentage would he have bought at a retail price and he might say 5-10%. Okay that's still a loss to the industry but what they fail to consider is that piracy has brought many new and sometimes obscure bands to public attention. The result of this has been increased concert attendances and more live music. The days when musicians could rely on a substantial income from album sales without leaving their recording studios are over and that is no bad thing. Musicians now perform more and let's be honest nothing is better than live music



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