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UCD team suspects 65,000 of weekly illegal downloading


In the first comprehensive survey of the extent of illegal downloading in Ireland, the UCD Centre for Cybercrime Investigation (CCI) was able to identify the IP address of 64,152 users who are suspected of breach of copyright last week alone.

CCI researcher Alan Hannaway said they were able to identify the potential illegal users by developing software which was faster and more accurate than any used before to identify illegal downloading. You can read the fullĀ Irish Times article