Poached Porn Video Makes Up 35% of Pirate Bay Uploads

Jan 27, 2014 9:00 AM PST

CYBERSPACE — Porn video accounts for more than a third of all uploads on poached torrent file portal The Pirate Bay.

According to TorrentFreak data, adult content, at 35 percent, comes in second only to copies of TV shows and movies.

Despite attempts to stem the tide of pirated content, The Pirate Bay is reportedly flourishing with millions of daily visitors, and is according to the report, is in the top 100 most visited sites on the Internet with nearly 75,000 uploads a month.

Because porn made its public debut as a category in 2012, the segment has shown rapid growth, dovetailing nicely with video uploads — up to 32,530— that's the fastest growing section on the pirate portal.

Since 2004, porn piracy on the site continues to increase, much to the dismay of producers that are in a constant battle to stop the bleeding.

Porn and video together make up nearly 80 percent of all of the site’s uploads, according to TorentFreak’s data.

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