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Australia: Content theft remains static

Australia: Content theft remains static

Independent research commissioned by anti-piracy organisation Creative Content Australia (CCA) shows the growth of online screen content theft has been arrested and remains static, with 21 per cent of adults…

Eurosport extends US Open rights

Eurosport has reached agreement to broadcast the US Open across Europe, excluding the UK and Ireland where Eurosport had historically sub-licensed the rights, for a further five years. The new…

Irdeto, Foxtel extend security partnership

Digital platform security specialist Irdeto has extended its long-standing security partnership with Foxtel, Australia’s leading pay-TV operator, with the aim of providing Foxtel with a reliable and stable security partner…

Amazon buys up Lord of the Rings rights

Amazon buys up Lord of the Rings rights

Amazon has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime…

Joint European operation against online piracy

Joint European operation against online piracy

An international joint operation against online piracy criminal groups supported by Eurojust –  the EU’s Judicial Cooperation Unit which supports judicial coordination and cooperation between national authorities – has resulted…

F1 chief targets millennial fans

Chase Carey, chairman and chief executive of Formula One, has suggested that online and linear broadcasting can enhance each other, with a large number of potential fans not currently connecting…

Spain: 7 football piracy arrests

Spain: 7 football piracy arrests

Seven people have been arrested across Spain for the illegal broadcasting of football matches, offering the pirated content in different formats: direct download, streaming and P2P distribution. The arrests were…

Apple wins Aniston, Witherspoon drama

Apple has won the exclusive rights to a new TV series starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. The drama will focus on the lives of people working in the world…

MPs: ‘UK creative industries important’

MPs: ‘UK creative industries important’

More than 90 per cent of MPs in a new poll believe the UK creative industries are vitally important to the future of the UK’s economy, job creation and positive…

BBC and ATP extend broadcast deal up to 2020

The BBC and ATP have announced an extension to their broadcast deal for the Nitto ATP Finals which will see the tournament broadcast live in 2019 and 2020. The deal…