The Size and Shape of Online Piracy

September 17, 2013
David Price unveiled a new study that examines the size and scope of global Internet piracy at this event, as well as hosted remarks from leading experts in online piracy.

As ITIF has demonstrated, the Internet has been a key driver of global growth while also providing consumers with vastly more choice and convenience.  But it also has enabled the growth of piracy of digital content. Past research has shown that almost a quarter of global Internet traffic is attributable to copyright-infringing content, while online piracy costs the U.S. economy $22 billion annually. However, the natu