Thursday, September 19, 2013

PirateBay.sx storms up the internet rankings

In reviewing the audience figures for some of the usual suspects in the chain of distribution of Pirate material a fascinating statistic emerges.

Between April 30 and Sept 16 thepiratebay.sx has climbed from 22,422 on the Alexa Rankings to 79.

Most the others have remained fairly constant as the graphic (with thanks to Alexa) shows


It appears that the ISP blocking etc has had limited impact and that the main worldwide feeder for traffic at 8.2% is Google based on Alexa Stats.

Given the damage done to creative industries there is a clear requirement for a more effective method of enforcing copyright and trademark rights.