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Until March 17, only cam rips had been released and P2P activity was steady over the last weeks.
But the number of daily P2P users exploded after 57 new torrents with a Korean 1080p source and hardcoded subtitles were released. English subtitles were produced right after.
Since early January a daily average of 100,000 P2P users shared the movie. When the 1080p source hit, the numbers multiplied times eight on March 18, with 808,800 per day.
The totals since January are: 5,326,507 P2P User
Most popular in: Russia, China, Spain, United States and South Korea
One day after Lady Gaga's last album was officially released, the number of file sharers increased in most countries around the world. The strongest impact and highest peaks were seen in the U.S. with 6,400, Brazil with 4,000, China with 3,300 and Russia with 2,900 on October 22, 2016. After that, numbers decreased continuously. In the U.S., they went down to about 1,600 per day. Her performance at the Super Bowl again had an immediate effect on the number of file sharers in the U.S., which increased to 5,600 the day after February 6, 2017. Nevertheless, the numbers in all other countries around the world remained steady. Between Jan.1, 2016, and February 14, 2017 we counted a total of 2,943,981 peers, that shared Lady Gaga files.
Fans of Tamil movies were waiting for the official release of Bairavaa. It premiered on January 12 in countries like India, United Arab Emirates, France, UK and Norway. First torrents of the movie were already being released the same day. Within the first – not even – 48 hours, the movie files were shared by 226,186 peers around the world. Not surprisingly, most sharers were located in India (187,872), almost one-third of them from one particular city: Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu.
Underworld was first released in countries like Russia and Ukraine on November 24, major countries followed December 1-3 and that’s when piracy kicked off. Within the last three days, the sum of daily sharers jumped to 350,000 worldwide (26% from India). As a comparison, “Arrival” had first official releases November 10, Piracy kicked off November 12, and had 237,437 sharers after 8 days (until November 18). Until today, December 6, there have been 1,039,501 sharers of the Arrival, the highest number comes from Russia with over 280,000 sharers in about three weeks.
"The walking dead" kicked off 7 with 600,544 piracy transactions in first 24 hours.
In comparison, last year's first episode of season 6 had 569,772 piracy transactions in the first 24 hours after its initial release.
The movie "Scientology" was leaked five days before premiere.
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