The largest database of file-sharing demographics ever!

The Survey Bay is a searchable database containing responses from 75.000 users from the global file-sharing mega-site The Pirate Bay, including demographics, information about their p2p habits and thoughts about the future of file-sharing.

The data is released in cooperation with Torrentfreak and free to search and use for all! Read it, use it, share it - and let us know the results! We are very eager to see what can be made with all this data.

Måns Svensson, Stefan Larsson and Marcin de Kaminski
of the Cybernorms Research Group at Lund University Internet Institute, Sweden

Random answers

Gender: Male
Age: 18 - 24 years old
Continent: Europe
No one can or able to control the whole file-sharing.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 - 24 years old
Continent: Europe
Piracy is bad but higher prices of goods in Europe countries is even worse. People would love to own games, movies etc but the import of those puts on 20% or more to the price. This makes pirating less of a guilt trip and more of a savior. In my opinion the next best thing will be cloud sharing. All of the digital media ac...
Gender: Male
Age: 18 - 24 years old
Continent: North America
when file sharing if i enjoy the content i will purchase it i do believe in supporting the brands or companies whos products i enjoy though if i find the product lacking i feel that they dont deserve my money.
Gender: Male
Age: 17 years and younger
Continent: North America
"I use FilesTube sometimes -- Only when I can find what Im looking for on The Pirate Bay! There are many jackass faces out there uploading bugs and trash. And a <b>lot</b>of people upload movies and videos with piss-poor quality. (-_-)"
Gender: Male
Age: 25 - 29 years old
Continent: Europe
hopefully companys will start putting their media online for a seasonable price so we can watch our favorite show when we want
Gender: Male
Age: 17 years and younger
Continent: Oceania
its illegal.
Gender:
Age: 25 - 29 years old
Continent: Europe
In italy post-fascism of president berlusconi is trying to stop filesharing with absurd laws (downloading copyrighted material---->4 years of jail, Rape---->4 years of jail). We have the luck that the actual politic class is largely ignorant about the net, so if they block a site, therere at leas 4 ways to avoid the block.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 - 24 years old
Continent: North America
NET NEUTRALITY MUST REMAIN! NO INTERNET ID!
Gender: Male
Age: 25 - 29 years old
Continent: North America
I would like to see someone who creates something get their buck for it, but here, everyone has to have their cut....