Megaupload shutdown boosted movie sales, says study

The survey covered 12 countries including the U.S.

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management

The number of consumers using peer-to-peer services to download music was down 17 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, according to the NPD Group. The reduced sharing activity also saw the volumes of illegal downloads of music files from P2P services also drop, it added.

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for The IDG News Service. Follow John on Twitter at @Johnribeiro. John's e-mail address is john_ribeiro@idg.com

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