Peer-to-peer file sharing is bigger than ever according to monitoring company BigChampagne, through Digital Music News. During December an average 6.98 million users were uploading and downloading – a rise of 27 per cent over 2004. The previous peak was July of 2005 was 6.87 million. BigChampagne produces user figures as a guide as file numbers can swing wildly thanks to spoofing etc.

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