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Group-IB has estimated the size of the market of Internet piracy in 2017 — Rambler News Service


Group-IB has estimated the size of the market of Internet piracy in 2017
Photo: Pixabay the Size of the market of Internet piracy in Russia for 2017 has grown by 21% in comparison with last year and has reached $85 million, the Group-IB company dealing with issues of information security has reported. "Group-IB has estimated the size of the market of Internet piracy in Russia for 2017. According to experts, his growth was 21% in comparison with last year and has reached $85 million". — it is said in the statement. The company has specified that the number of requests in popular search engines for free viewing of movies and series was nearly 10 billion in a year. At the same time almost every second movie which was released in 2018 has been copied by pirates and laid out in network. Monetization of piracy activity directly depends on volumes of advertizing traffic which more than 75% are the share of search engines, note in the company. The total volume of traffic of video pirates for 2017 has grown by 12% and continues to grow. The main advertisers of piracy movies and series on the Group-IB version are the online casino and the game websites. "Average earnings of pirates for 1000 viewings make $3. Thus, average monthly income from the large piracy websites can reach $10 000. It is curious that on creation of a piracy resource about $240 leave, so its payback begins already with 80 000 viewings of video on the portal" — claim in the company.

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