What percentage of U.S. Internet users is active on peer-to-peer file sharing networks?


by / March 24, 2011
archival from GT

Answer: 9 percent, according to a new report. An article from ArsTechnica notes that "P2P use has dropped from 16 percent of all U.S. Internet users to 9 percent over the last three years." Conversely the article notes that in developing nations, piracy rates are as high as 90 percent.


Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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