Movie piracy in Japan caused losses of $658 Million to Japan’s film industry in 2005.
Various forms of movie piracy and music piracy is causes losses of up to 80 percent for the Indian entertainment industry in 2006.
Movie piracy activities on the Internet took up to 70 percent of China’s bandwidth in 2006.
Pirated movie copies consist of 90 percent of all DVDs in circulation in China, according to industry officials.
90 percent of pirated movies sold in Canada can be traced back to Toronto.
Academics and media executives estimate that the percentage of content that is posted on YouTube without the studios’ consent could “be anywhere from 30 percent to 70 percent.”
In a sign of the potential for increase in Internet piracy, 150 companies were created in 2006 to host online videos.
90 percent of pirated movies available on the Internet were filmed using a camcorder.
Up to 80 percent of internet traffic is believed to be P2P file distribution, with the vast bulk of content being music and movies.
College campuses are responsible for 15 percent of piracy. The MPAA previously reported in error that college students were responsible for 44 percent of piracy.