16% of UK web users illegally download content - study

Friday 8 March 2013 | 10:55 CET | News
One in six (16%) UK internet users aged 12+ are estimated to have consumed at least one item of online content illegally over the three-month period August-October 2012, according to research by Kantar Media for Ofcom. Around one third of these (5%) exclusively consumed illegal content. Levels of infringement varied significantly by content type; the study indicated that 10 percent of internet users aged 12+ consumed at least some music illegally over the three-month period, while 6 percent did so for films. For video games and computer software the figure was 2 percent, while for e-books it

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