Digital books: frequency of illegal e-books consumption in France 2014

This statistic shows how often digital book readers in France acquired digital books in an illegal manner (by downloading on peer-to-peer platforms such as Bittorrent or exchanging data with acquaintances) in 2014. It reveals that almost half of respondents claimed to never have acquired digital books illegally.

How often do you acquire digital books illegally?

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Release date

October 2014



Survey time period

June 6 to July 24, 2014

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Selon vous, à quelle fréquence vous arrive-t-il de vous procurer des livres numériques de façon illégale ?"

Illegal e-books consumption does not only refer to illegal download of e-books.

The source does not specify the number of respondents.

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