Survey: Ministry’s fight against piracy yielding effective results

Iskandar Halim said KPDNHEP will do whatever possible to help copyright owners and platforms protect their content. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are increasingly shunning illegal streaming sites, in part due to the authorities cracking down on such services, a new study has found.

The survey, commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s (Avia) Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) and conducted by YouGov, found that 22% of online consumers currently use illegal streaming websites or torrent sites to view pirated content, substantially less than the 61% from a similar survey conducted in August last year.

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