“With all due respect, please stop streaming illegal movies,” said Indonesia’s Communications and Information Minister. There has been a significant rise in internet traffic since the government urged citizens to stay at home in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a local news report.
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Why it matters
This report aligns with other early reports about the correlation between coronavirus, increased video use at home, and instances of piracy. While these reports are now past the anecdotal stage, they won’t really be statistically significant for another month or two.