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27% of French online users admit to consuming content illegally – study

Friday 29 September 2017 | 10:58 CET | News
The proportion of French online users streaming or downloading digital content illegally has risen for a third consecutive year to reach 27 percent in 2017, according to a survey commissioned by anti-piracy authority Hadopi. When including legal and illegal ways, overall consumption is also trending upwards, with 78 percent of French online users accessing a wide range of digital content (such as music, movies and books and video games).

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Hadopi
Countries: France
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