UncategorizedApril 25, 2004

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 RIAA’s tactics are the reason they stopped.

UncategorizedApril 13, 2004

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 …

UncategorizedMarch 28, 2004

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 …

UncategorizedMarch 17, 2004

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…

UncategorizedMarch 3, 2004

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 – home and work.

UncategorizedFebruary 29, 2004

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 17, 2004

Rural Areas and the Internet

This report provides a portrait of rural America’s Internet users, the activities they pursue online and their attitudes about the Internet compared to online Americans in urban and suburban communities

UncategorizedJanuary 11, 2004

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

UncategorizedJanuary 4, 2004

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.