The figures come from Variety, who did some digging and determined that China was responsible for the most illegal downloads of House of Cards Season 3 during the show's initial release. Of the 681,889 actual downloads, 60,538 came from China. The US was at a not-so-close second with 50,008 downloads in the first 24 hours. India came in third, with 47,106. The Netherlands came in 10th place, with 20,402 downloads tracked in the first 24 hours, which should serve to show you the gap between the #1 country and the #10 country.
While those numbers are a lot for the first 24 hours but not a wild amount per country, a lot of people also use virtual private network services to access Netflix programming, including House of Cards. Thus, theoretically, those figures should be way higher. The report also indicates that more than...
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