According to the British analytical company MUSO for 2017, Russia has one of the highest rates of Internet piracy in the world. By the number of downloads of unlicensed content, our country is second only to the United States. The authorities have been trying to deal with pirates for a long time. This year, two departments immediately offer their own solutions to the situation: the Ministry of Culture and Roskomnadzor. Will users begin to pay for materials on the Internet, Izvestia understood. Comment by Ignat Gornstein, Senior Advisor, Legal Practice, for "Izvestia".