Unlocking the Value of the Piracy Audience

Over the past decade, MUSO has tracked over a trillion visits to piracy websites, building up an unrivalled understanding of fan engagement that delivers measurable audience insights for content owners and brand advertisers.

Lights, Camera, Actionable Insights..

MUSO has already tracked over 38.5 billion visits to piracy sites in the first 3 months of 2021, a 6% increase over the same period year on year, measuring piracy consumption on over 145 thousand film titles and TV series in 242 countries and dependent regions globally.

And the Winner Is...Predictive MUSO Piracy Data and the 2021 Oscars

The pandemic has had a major impact on film releases, wiping out most of the films slated for 2020. The lack of a Joker or Once Upon A Time in Hollywood has cleared the way for a more diverse slate of movies to make it into the 2021 Academy Awards nominations. A varied list...

True Beauty

MUSO Discover provides the most complete and trusted view of piracy audience data measuring unlicensed streaming and torrent consumption of over 135K+ film and TV titles globally.

Piracy in 2020

2020 has been an unforgettable and unpredictable year. Over the last 12 months, digital piracy trends have been significantly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. In our latest infographic “Piracy in 2020 - A Snapshot View”, MUSO highlights some of the most interesting...

Connecting the Dots…Converting Motivated Pirates into Paying Customers

In 2020 MUSO tracked over 130 billion visits to piracy sites. That equates to 39 visits for every person connected to the internet globally and this is even higher in the USA with 44 visits per person. MUSO frequently measures tens of millions of illegal visits and views...

Does the Theatrical Window Drive Film Piracy Demand?

Warners Bros. recently announced that throughout 2021 it will release all of its films in theatres and simultaneously on HBO Max. This has caused much controversy and comment across the industry, but with COVID-19 decimating box-office takings globally who can really blame...

Hiding in Plain Sight; Piracy Trends Below the Surface

Piracy audience data can be controversial in some circles. The concept that there is real tangible value in understanding unlicensed audience consumption is counter-intuitive to some, but audience data is one of the most valuable metrics to the entertainment industries.

Piracy's Hidden Treasure

We are now in the fourth quarter of 2020 - a quarter which is traditionally associated with tentpole releases across the entertainment industry. But 2020 has been a year unlike any other, and for an already ravaged movie business, the vital signs are not encouraging. Never...



New data released from MUSO, the global authority on digital piracy, reveals significant increases in Film and TV piracy since the lockdown was enforced in March. When comparing data over the last 7 days of March to the last 7 days of February 2020, MUSO's data shows the...

COVID-19: Its impact on the media world

MUSO Co-founder & CSO Christopher Elkins shares his insights with BroadcastPro ME on COVID-19: Its impact on the media world.

The New Normal? What The Coronavirus Means For Digital Piracy

As featured in Forbes Sometime in the not too distant future, we will look back on this period and remember it as the time we rejigged the calendar era into BC: before Coronavirus; and AC: after Coronavirus. Right now, we are muddling through the greatest period of...