14% of Internet users say they no longer download music files
14% of the 128 million American adults now online report that they downloaded music at one time, but no longer do so. About a third of these former music downloaders – 6 million adults – say that the RIAAâ€™s tactics are the reason they stopped.
The Rise of Wireless Connectivity and PIP’s Latest Findings
In our Internet tracking survey in February, 2004 we recorded our highest readings ever on the number of Internet users who are e-shoppers, the number who participate in online auctions, and the number of Americans who use computers. In addition, we …
Older Americans and the Internet
22% of Americans 65 and older use the Internet. The percent of seniors who go online has jumped by 47% between 2000 and 2004. In a February 2004 survey, 22% of Americans age 65 or older reported having access to the Internet, up from 15% in 2000. By …
The CAN-SPAM Act has not helped most email users so far
The impact of the CAN-SPAM legislation is mixed, but not very encouraging so far. A new survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project between February 3 and March 1, 2004 shows the following: 29% of email users say they have reduced their overal…
Use of the Internet in places other than home or work
As use of the Internet becomes more appealing and more essential to Americans, a growing number are using multiple locations to go online. And significant numbers are moving beyond the tradition places of access â€“ home and work.
Content Creation Online
More than 53 million American adults have used the Internet to publish their thoughts, respond to others, post pictures, share files and otherwise contribute to the explosion of content available online.
Rural Areas and the Internet
This report provides a portrait of rural Americaâ€™s Internet users, the activities they pursue online and their attitudes about the Internet compared to online Americans in urban and suburban communities
Cable and Internet Loom Large in Fragmented Political News Universe
We have a new poll that shows cable news and the Internet are looming larger this year as sources of campaign information, as smaller numbers of Americans are turning to broadcast TV and newspapers
Sharp decline in music file swappers
The percentage of American adult Internet users who say they download music drops by half and the usage of some file-sharing applications declines.