Internet piracy losses in the UK

Internet piracy in the United Kingdom is responsible for half of all Internet traffic in the country. 7 million people are estimated to access illegal downloads each year. The piracy of movies, music, books, software and video games is valued at $19 Billion (12 Billion British Pounds).

Software Industry Losses in 2008

According to the Business Software Alliance, software piracy in 2008 created $53 billion in losses for software companies. The group also stated that 41 percent of all PCs in the world is running some form of pirated software in 2008. This figure is up from the 38 percent in 2007.