Downloading Habits of College Students in 2006

Bloomberg News reported that more than half of U.S. college students pirated music and movies in 2006. Collectively, college students accounted for 1.3 billion illegal downloads in 2006. Two thirds of their music were obtained thorough illegal piracy.

Source: Don Jeffrey, ” Music industry steps up Campus Anti-Piracy Campaign (Update3),, March 21, 2007, and Amy Brittain, “Universities strike back in battle over illegal downloads,”Christian Science Monitor, June 18, 2007,(accessed: June 27, 2007)

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