Monday, May 04, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook Launches Open Internet.org Platform
HP Revamps Its Desktop PC Offerings, Releases New 4K Display
Samsung Galaxy S6 Smartphones Have Memory Leak Problems
Cry Engine, Final Fantasy Direct X 12 Demos Impressed BUILD
Telecom Companies Seek Stay of FCC's Internet Regulations
Seagate Combines Cloud Storage Systems, High Performance Computing and Electronic Solutions Groups
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 for IoT Devices
LinkedIn Sees Slow Growth
Active Discussions
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
burning
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Movie p...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, July 12, 2004
Movie piracy rampant in Europe


Europeans are the leading offenders among Internet users who are illegally downloading films at a rate that, for the first time, surpasses music piracy.

In 2003, global file-sharing networks were used to download more movies, games and software -- for free -- than music, said a report released Friday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the International Herald Tribune reported.

Six of the eight countries with the most peer-to-peer, or file swapping, users in 2003 were in Europe, with Germany second, behind the United States, the study said.

During the third quarter 2003, however, the number of cases in Europe of movie copyright infringements on the Internet exceeded those in the United States, said Dara MacGreevy, the Motion Picture Associations' Brussels-based regional director for anti-piracy in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In France, an estimated 2.9 million Internet users are downloading approximately 32 million films monthly, significantly impacting movie theater attendance and video sales and rentals, the Tribune said.

The MPA is planning a global campaign of anti-piracy movie trailers to discourage illegal downloading.

The United States launched its anti-piracy film effort in June.

From ITtoolbox



Previous
Next
Piracy blitz unites film industry        All News        Smart Playlists with RCA's Lyra DJ
Piracy blitz unites film industry     Optical Storage News      Smart Playlists with RCA's Lyra DJ

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .