India among top five countries for peer-driven piracy2 min read 21 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM IST
A new report by Irdeto, identifies India among the top five countries for peer-to-peer (P2P) downloads, with over 965 million P2P downloads between January 2017 and May 2018
New Delhi: At ₹ 1.5 trillion, the Indian media and entertainment sector is one of the largest industries in the world, but continues to battle a serious piracy problem with $2.8 billion of its annual revenue going to piracy. A new report by global solution provider in digital platform security and media and entertainment, Irdeto, titled The Irdeto Global Consumer Piracy Threat Report, identified India among the top five countries for peer-to-peer (P2P) downloads, with over 965 million P2P downloads between January 2017 and May 2018. The research looked at P2P and web video trends in 19 high-piracy countries: US, Russia, France, Germany, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, UK, and Ukraine.