Record sales are up 14% in the first half of 2009 while digital sales were up 57%, according to the IFPI. This could be a result of file-sharing in Sweden remaining lower since anti-piracy laws were adopted in April 2009. According to Dagens Nyheter, a daily newspaper in Sweden, Internet traffic is on the same, lower level as when the law was first introduced. As soon as the new law was passed, internet traffic dropped between 40-50%, according to the infrastructure monitoring company Netnod. During the first day, the traffic dropped 30%.

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