Tag Archives: online piracy

Online Piracy Still Plagues Music Industry, But Worse For Film, TV (Billboard)

Digital music piracy still plagues global music creators, with criminals employing new tactics like “bulletproof” internet service providers, but it is not as much of a problem... More

The Government Strategy That Reduced Online Piracy Among 16 to 24-Year-Olds (The Drum)

The UK’s creative industry supports around 2.8 million UK jobs each year and contributes about £10 million per hour to the UK economy. If online piracy continues at this rate, i... More

The Government Strategy That Reduced Online Piracy Among 16- to 24-Year-Olds (The Drum)

The UK’s creative industry supports around 2.8 million UK jobs each year and contributes about £10 million per hour to the UK economy. If online piracy continues at this rate, i... More

M&E Journal: Protecting Digital Revenue With Distributor Watermarking

Without question, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of life for the foreseeable future. As the world works toward getting back to “normal,” how we socializ... More

CreativeFuture CEO Ruth Vitale Testifies Before Congress on Voluntary Initiatives to Reduce Online Piracy

In a Senate Judiciary IP Subcommittee hearing re-evaluating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, CreativeFuture CEO Ruth Vitale called on YouTube to work with the creative communi... More

To Compete With Netflix, Online Piracy is Upping its Game (Wired UK)

While on-demand streaming services need to have their own original content to attract audiences, the fragmentation of content across competing services can mean someone who loves G... More

MPAA Exec: How ACE is Acing Digital Pirates

Piracy continues to present a major problem for media and entertainment companies and it’s important that organizations work together in a coordinated effort to fight it globally... More

Motion Picture Industry Presses for Federal Crackdown on Streaming Piracy (MediaPost)

The motion picture industry is pressing the federal government to bring criminal prosecutions against companies that create and distribute over-the-top devices that enable people t... More

Millions Watch Second Presidential Debate on Illegal Streams (Forbes)

TV viewership for the second presidential debate between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was lower than for the first one, when 84 million viewers tuned in. But it ma... More

Study: Millennial Piracy Trends Shifting (Broadcasting & Cable)

Nearly 70% of young millennials (ages 18 to 24) admit they use at least one form of piracy, but how they steal content has changed compared to years past, with a vast majority us... More

Stop Piracy? Legal Alternatives Beat Legal Threats, Research Shows (TorrentFreak)

The RIAA recently announced the biggest growth in recorded music sales since the late 1990s, a healthy 8.1% increase compared to the year before. The record numbers were achi... More

MPAA: Early ‘Trusted Notifier’ Anti-Piracy Results Promising

In February, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) announced a partnership with Donuts Inc., which operates close to 200 domain name extensions, including .MOVIE and .TH... More

How BBC Responded to Piracy: Create a Culture of Security

In mid 2014, James Hurrell got a call no content executive ever wants to receive. The premier content operations manager at BBC Worldwide was informed that five scripts and unfi... More