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Global piracy hits 190 billion visits in 2018, but UK sees a drop

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Loving The Enemy: It Is Time To Embrace Digital Piracy Audiences

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of the original Napster and the birth of wide-spread digital piracy. Two decades on and the way we consume entertainment has changed beyond recognition.

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Tracking stream ripper demand with MUSO Discover

MUSO’s new ‘Piracy by Industry’ Dashboard allows for comparison of trends month-on-month. For example, when comparing June to July of 2018 we can see a 4.72 per cent increase in global piracy. However, what’s even more interesting is the ability to break down the data by...

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Piracy Data: From Global View to Macroeconomic Trends

John Tegner, our Product Marketing Manager, recently wrote an article for Videonet analysing trends in piracy data throughout 2017. The original piece can be seen here, or you can read his analysis below.

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YouTube Launches YouTube Music: a piracy fighter?

Another week, another streaming service launched. The most recent entry into the mix is Google’s YouTube, which has announced a music streaming service offering both videos and audio tracks for $9.99 month, as well as a free ad-supported option – YouTube Music. While...

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The Bigger Picture: India Embracing the SVOD Revolution

As Netflix and Amazon Prime prepare to launch in the world’s sixth biggest economy, India, how will these giants meet the skyrocketing demand for content?

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Stream Ripping: 2017’s Biggest Music Piracy Threat?

Stream ripping had a major impact on the global recorded music industry in 2016. This fast growing piracy delivery method witnessed a 60% year-on-year growth globally.

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2016 Insight Report: MENA audiences make 5bn piracy site visits

TV and film viewing choices across the Middle East and North Africa are changing rapidly, with more adults consuming content online than watching TV in the majority of MENA countries.

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Mipcom Report: Can Japan's Next Wave Embrace Its 7.7bn Anime Piracy Audience?

To celebrate this year’s country of honour at Mipcom, Japan, MUSO has spotlights the anime piracy industry, revealing for the first time a global audience making 7.7bn visits to unlicensed anime sites.

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A Clearer Picture of Piracy: 2016 Nordic Piracy Case Study

This survey from MUSO reveals how and why Sweden is a television and film piracy hotspot relative to its Nordic neighbours – Denmark, Norway and Finland. With the highest levels of piracy across all types (torrents, streaming, download, private trackers and YouTube...

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Strategies for UK Film Co's: Converting Piracy Streaming to Sales

How film and television distributors can engage with the UK streaming audience.

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Getting to know a New (Piracy) Audience

As part of the Opinion Features for C21, Christopher Elkins, MUSO's Chief Commercial Officer, sat down with C21 on the eve of the launch of the Global Piracy Film and TV Insights Report, to talk about the new piracy audience of 2016 alongside the future of the film and...