TechEYE: "The Copy Culture survey was sponsored by The American Assembly, with support from a research award from Google.
The results are based on interviews on landline and mobiles onducted in English with 2,303 adults aged 18 or older living in the continental United States from August 1-31, 2011. For results based on the entire sample, the margin of error is plus or minus two percentage points.
According to the survey; copyright infringement among family and friends is common. The survey reveals that 46 percent of adults and 75 percent of young people have bought, copied, or downloaded some copyright infringing material. More than 70 percent of those surveyed think it is reasonable to share music files with friends and family."