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Most popular ways to pirate to recorded music worldwide in 2017

The statistic shows the most common illegal channels to consume recorded music worldwide in 2017. During the survey, 32 percent of respondents stated that they had used streamripping to access music in 2017.

Most common illegal channels to consume music worldwide in 2017

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Release date

July 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

35,000 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

among internet users

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify the type of survey or the date of survey.

Respondents came from the following countries: France, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, and Thailand

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