Traffic to pirate sites via regular desktop browsers is fading, new data suggests. A new report released by piracy research firm MUSO shows that traffic through mobile browsers is relatively stable. Whether piracy is down overall remains debatable, though, as streaming media players, which mostly fall outside the scope of the research, are still booming.
A broad and detailed analysis of billions of worldwide visits to torrent sites shows that, per Internet user, this type of file-sharing is particularly popular in Europe. When it comes to absolute traffic, the United States, Russia and India come out on top with billions of visits per year.