Is it easier to pirate movies or stream them? New website aims to find out

Often times the most pirated movies each week can’t streamed or rented online to begin with. That’s according to piracydata.org, a new website that — simply by pointing out the lack of convenient viewing options — is trying to shift some responsibility for rampant internet piracy back to content rights holders. Each week, the list tracks the top 10 most pirated movies on BitTorrent (using data provided by TorrentFreak) and searches out where and how they can be watched digitally. At first, the results may surprise you, particularly since we’re talking about very recent films.

For example, over the last three weeks, just 53 percent of the top ten movies have been available in some digital form. Unfortunately that number is…

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