As the popularity of eBooks and eReaders continues to increase, eBook piracy is also growing rapidly, ReadWriteWeb reports. According to Attributor, a company that develops anti-piracy and content monitoring solutions, the daily demand for pirated books can be estimated at up to 3 million people worldwide. The company's latest study also highlights that the total interest in documents from file-sharing sites has increased more than 50 percent over the course of the last year. Interestingly, eBook piracy is moving away from large sites like RapidShare to smaller sites and those that specialize in pirated eBooks. Unlike the music industry, the...

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