Movie piracy in Singapore causes 350,000 movies to be pirated off the Internet each month. Singapore has one of the highest rate of movie piracy per capita in the Asia region.
Movie piracy in Iran causes the film industry to lose $100 Million (1,000 Billion Rials) a year.
A new research study stated that up to one fifth of Britons could be indirectly supporting child trafficking based on their purchases of goods on the black market. The survey by ECPAT stated that people purchasing pirated DVDs, smoking marijuana, visiting prostitutes and giving money to child beggars could be funding operations that trafficking children. The United Kingdom is a key transit hub for the human trafficking of children. Children from 52 different countries are victims of child trafficking.
The United States Department of State has reported in their Investment Climate Statement that the first case of movie piracy for the 2008 hit “Iron Man” occurred in Norway.
Movie and music piracy in Ireland causes a combined loss of $192.57 Million (125.9 Million Euros) annually.
Piracy on the Internet represents between 50 to 75 percent of all Internet traffic worldwide.
Authorities in Cambodia seize over 10,000 pirated music CDs and pirated movie DVDs in Cambodia each year.
Internet piracy of movies in China led NBC Universal to state that over 15 months, over 250 million views of pirated movies and content was seen on video sharing sites on the Internet in China.
Movie piracy activities in the Philippines leads to pirated copies of movies that were found to have traveled to 13 different countries in 3 different continents.
Movie piracy causes companies in the United Kingdom to lose up to $818 Million annually.