A leaked presentation by two movie studios shows that the industry seems concerned that Google's high-speed Internet service, Google Fiber, will lead to more Internet piracy.
The presentation reported billion-dollar losses because of a huge piracy surge, according to TorrentFreak. Google Fiber offers cities high-speed connections at a low price, often surpassing local Internet providers.
However, the 2012 presentation conducted for Warner Bros. and Sony Pictures Entertainment, surveyed 2,000 people aged 13 to 54 in Google Fiber's pilot program in Kansas City. The respondents were asked about their media consumption and piracy, and identified 31 percent of the survey as "pirates".
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About a third of the pirates said they would download more with high-speed Internet, while another 25 percent said they may start downloading pirated content if they had Google Fiber. The presentation also suggests losses of $1 billion a year, an increase of almost 60 percent from now.