% of network traffic attributed to file sharing in Europe


Stat: 80 per cent of all internet traffic

Stat Categories: Music Industry Stats

Tags: Europe,file sharing,P2P,peer-to-peer,illegal downloading,unauthorized,movies,music

Years: 2008

Stat Source: Jupiter Research

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): IFPI Digital Music Report 2009

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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