Seventy percent of Dutch would be to ban or less not download




Seventy percent of the Dutch say they illegally downloading less or even completely stop it as soon as it is punishable. According to a report prepared by consulting Considerati commissioned by the Netherlands Film Producers association.

Download Piracy The report consists of a combination of a consumer survey that looked at the illegal download behavior of people and the results of a six-month measurement of the number of illegal downloads through P2P networks. In that measurement downloading 25 Dutch and international films from the networks and Bittorrent Edonkey followed. Among the films were titles like The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, Regret and Twelve Years a Slave.

The respondents completed the questionnaire before the download ban was active; they went in answering of a ban would be maintained. In the Netherlands since April download ban in effect, but individual downloaders are not addressed. At the start of the download ban gave almost 85 percent of Tweakers to himself much of the ban to attract.

Among respondents who say to stop the illegal downloading of movies, complete the percentage is highest among young people; 29 percent say it is complete stop when a download is prohibited. Slightly more than a quarter of the Dutch said in the past year have downloaded or streamed from illegal sources. Least one film Among 16 – to 24-year-olds, the percentage of films from illegal sources cited the highest; 56 percent of respondents in this age group stated sometimes to download a movie. Illegal In 2008, this percentage was still 18 Additionally Dutch bought last year fewer DVDs.; the percentage of respondents who say they buy DVDs fell from 46 to 31.6.
Downloaders Minor
downloaders Major
Yes, I would stop downloading 19.6% 29.0% 17.6%
Yes, I would go to download much less 24.6% 25.0% 24.5%
Yes, I would download a little less 26.9% 19.0% 28.5%
Yes, I would continue to download as many
but use techniques to
not caught or identified to be 16.4% 17.0% 16.3%
No, I would not behave differently 12.6% 10.0% 13.1%
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“Question: would be banned, and therefore punishment would be attached that would affect your download or stream movies from those sources as download and stream movies from non-legal sources?”

Also evident from the survey that the majority of respondents disagreed with a download ban. A total of 53.8 percent against such a ban, and 33.3 percent were for. The main reason for illegal downloading or streaming of movies, according to the survey among consumers that need not continue. paid Two other important reasons would be that the film in question is not yet available in the Netherlands and that illegal downloading is seen as a simple way to create movies to add to a collection.

The six-month measurement of the number of illegal downloads via P2P networks showed that 25 films followed in total accounted for approximately 2.9 million unique illegal downloads. Not all 25 titles have followed, however, for the full six months, which may be the actual number of unique downloads from illegal sources is even higher. Drawn The international films were monitored, with a total of 1.66 million unique downloads, downloaded more than the Dutch productions; these were obtained illegally slightly more than 600,000 times. MarkMonitor, the measurement performed, estimates that this number is on annual basis around 5.1 million.

The figures Considerati has concluded that there will be downloaded. Illegal in the Netherlands per year in total at least 61 million movies The researchers, however, have taken into account a substitution ratio. This means that there are viewed. 3.2 per 10 downloaded movies movies less through legal channels Because the average price for a DVD at 9.31 euros, and a video-on-demand stream at 4.99 euros, the total loss for the Dutch film industry comes under the consultancy down to 78.43929 million euros per year. The total revenue obtained from the home watching movies in 2013 amounted to 256.6 million euros, while it was 312 million in 2009.

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