Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday February 19, 2014

Pirate Sites Generate $227M In Ad Revenue a Year

Major torrent sites are clearing $6M a year in ad revenue? Damn, we are definitely in the wrong business.

A new report published by the Digital Citizens Alliance estimates that the top "pirate sites" generate $227 million in annual ad revenue. The major torrent sites have the highest profit margins and earn over $6 million each per year, partly funded by major brands such as Amazon, McDonalds and Xfinity.