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Australia: 66% of SVoD users also download illegally

Australia: 66% of SVoD users also download illegally

According to a poll from Essential Research conducted in January, 66 per cent of Australians who download films, TV shows and music from peer-to-peer (free) sharing sites also subscribe to…

Automated IPTV anti-piracy service from Friend MTS

Content and platform security specialist Friend MTS is ramping up the fight against video piracy with the introduction of Viper, which it says is the first technology-led anti-piracy solution specifically…

Study: Pirate streamed football is dangerous

Study: Pirate streamed football is dangerous

Accessing free streams of top football matches is putting devices, and personal privacy, at great risk, says a study by computer science researchers at Stony Brook University in New York.…

US Commerce Dept. proposes copyright law amendments

A report from the US Department of Commerce has recommended amendments to copyright law that would provide both more guidance and greater flexibility to courts in awarding statutory damages. The…

Movie exec: ‘IP protection failure threatens film future’

Movie exec: ‘IP protection failure threatens film future’

In the wake of figures indicating that 2015 was the most successful year ever at the Australian cinema box office, a senior industry executive has warned of the threat of…

Alianza tackles LatAm pay-TV piracy

Alianza Contra la Piratería de Televisión Paga (Alianza), the anti-piracy association of the leading companies in the Latin American pay-TV industry, has revealed details of what it says is a…

Irdeto, Aspera watermarking for 20th Century Fox

Irdeto, a specilaist in digital platform security, has announced a strategic partnership with Aspera, an IBM company and creator of technologies that move data at maximum speed. The new partnership…

Game of Thrones most pirated show of 2015

Game of Thrones most pirated show of 2015

For the fourth year in a row Game of Thrones has been identified as the most pirated TV-show on the Internet according to TorrentFreak. The Walking Dead is firmly in…

NZ court rules on Dotcom extradition

A New Zealand court has ruled that Kim Dotcom, founder of closed-down file-sharing site Megaupload, can be extradited to the United States to face online piracy charges. After a nine-week…

Dutch content pirates face jail

Dutch content pirates face jail

Following the successful 2013 raid of five homes in The Netherlands cities of Apeldoorn, Enschede, Vlagtwedde and The Hague, content pirates arrested during these raids have been sentenced at the…

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