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Friend MTS scores UEFA anti-piracy deal

Content protection services provider Friend MTS has recently been appointed by European football governing body UEFA to provide anti-piracy services in respect of all major UEFA competitions (across both Club and National Team). Friend MTS will provide UEFA with an array of services, including monitoring and enforcement, to combat piracy in all of its forms […]

April 7, 2022By Colin Mann

Verimatrix safeguards Alphazet streaming service

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the connected world with people-centred security, has announced that Alphazet Technologies has selected Verimatrix Streampeeper DRM to efficiently and securely deliver its iTV app. Featuring more than 90 TV channels, the interactive iTV app also offers films, TV series and cartoons – all available across numerous platforms. Alphazet set out to […]

March 16, 2022

Verimatrix launches Secure Delivery Platform

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centred security, has announced the launch of the Verimatrix Secure Delivery Platform. The Verimatrix Security Delivery Platform is a powerful cloud ecosystem that combines cybersecurity and anti-piracy services into a single pane of glass experience, providing value to media companies, content owners, streaming media providers […]

February 16, 2022

Survey reveals game developers’ security concerns

Research conducted by digital security specialist Irdeto in collaboration with research firm Omdia found that 84 per cent of game developers are continuously concerned about tampering and piracy. In-game cheating is a concern for 70 per cent of respondents, a feeling that increases among larger companies, where 85 per cent express worry. Video games protection […]

February 3, 2022

US consults on content protection technology

The US Copyright Office is holding a series of consultations on technical measures to identify or protect copyrighted works online. The Office’s 2020 Report, Section 512 of Title 17, acknowledged the important role that technologies and technical measures can play in addressing Internet piracy. While the infringement of copyrighted material online has evolved alongside technological […]

December 23, 2021By Colin Mann

Pribramsky new AAPA Co-President

The Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA), the body that represents companies involved in the provision of protected audiovisual services, security technology for such services, and the manufacturing of products which facilitate the delivery of such services, has appointed Oliver Pribramsky, Head of Rights Management, Technologies and Archives at Deutsche Fussball Liga as Co-President. Pribramsky also plays […]

December 14, 2021By Colin Mann

Enhanced Content Protection for Production guidelines from MovieLabs

Motion Pictures Laboratories (MovieLabs), a technology joint venture of the major Hollywood studios, has published the first version of the Enhanced Content Protection for Production (ECPP), providing a set of best practices for production services vendors, cloud services providers, studios and productions, developed with input from studio security experts and leading technology companies across the […]

December 14, 2021By Colin Mann

Progressive Generation launching PG Kids with Red Bee

PG Kids is a new subscription based streaming service for children’s content in the Middle East and North Africa, launched by Jordan based Progressive Generation Studios through Red Bee Media’s Managed OTT Services. The new venture aims to become a unique destination for educational and entertaining content for children in the region. PG Kids launches […]

December 7, 2021

UK movie pirate guilty plea

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has confirmed the guilty plea of George Bridi, a citizen of the United Kingdom, for his role in the Sparks Group, an international piracy group that illegally distributed movies and television shows on the Internet. Bridi pleaded guilty November 18th before US […]

November 19, 2021By Colin Mann

Telebreeze pre-integrates PallyCon

Multi-DRM and forensic watermarking services provider PallyCon has partnered with online video platform Telebreeze for offering pre-integrated anti-piracy services to media clients. Telebreeze is a one-stop solution for media companies wanting to set up or upgrade their OTT, VoD, or IPTV business. The pair say the association presents a formidable security solution to video producers […]

November 15, 2021By Colin Mann