A quarter of online music consumption is pirated, says new Ofcom study

RHIAN JONES

A new Ofcom study suggests that a quarter of all digital music consumed online in Britain is illegally downloaded or streamed.

The research also found that one in six internet users access music, films and ebooks illegally, but nearly half (47%) are unsure whether the content they are accessing online is legal.

Online copyright infringement accounted for a third of all film, almost a fifth of video games, nearly an eighth of ebooks and a fifth of TV shows accessed ...

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