CHART OF THE DAY: Music Thieves Also Occasionally Pay For Music

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More data on the purchasing habits of digital pirates: According to research from Interpret, while illegal downloaders are more likely than CD buyers to copy or rip borrowed music, they’re also more likely than CD buyers to listen to streamed music over the Internet.

And they also pay to download single MP3s and full albums, though they’re (perhaps obviously) only two-thirds as likely as CD buyers to do so. For instance, 16% of illegal downloaders paid to download an individual song over a three-month period earlier this year, while 25% of CD buyers paid for single-track downloads.

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