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Thai summit addresses piracy problem

Thai summit addresses piracy problem

Thailand’s  Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), Ministry of Commerce (MOC), Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) – the trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific – and…

Anti-piracy victory for creative coalition

Anti-piracy victory for creative coalition

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) – a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market and reducing online piracy – has obtained a permanent injunction from the…

Licensees fined for Sky Sports infringement

Following successful legal action taken by Sky, three premises in the Republic of Ireland have been ordered to pay damages for infringing Sky’s copyright by showing Sky Sports programming illegally.…

Initiative targets illegal streaming services

Initiative targets illegal streaming services

In July 2019, investigators from UK intellectual property protection organisation FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft) and UK law enforcement agencies attended sixteen premises across the UK serving Cease and Desist…

‘Get It Right’ champions legal content

‘Get It Right’ champions legal content

Get It Right (From A Genuine Site) – the UK consumer education initiative that engages fans in new and exciting ways to encourage them to value the creative process and…

Shaun the Sheep supports Moments Worth Paying For

Shaun the Sheep supports Moments Worth Paying For

Ahead of its October release, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, is to feature in an exclusive trailer for the Industry Trust for IP Awareness’s Moments Worth Paying For campaign,…

Serie A: ‘Piracy kills football’

Serie A: ‘Piracy kills football’

Italy’s premier football league, Lega Serie A, is taking action against audiovisual piracy, which it describes as “a criminal act” and an increasing plague in recent years, all over the…

Creatives win SetTVNow injunction

Creatives win SetTVNow injunction

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) – a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market and reducing online piracy – has obtained a permanent injunction against SetTVNow,…

Football bodies call out beoutQ piracy

Football bodies call out beoutQ piracy

Football governing bodies and national associations FIFA, UEFA, the AFC, the Bundesliga, La Liga, the Premier League and Lega Serie A have issued a joint statement calling to an end…

Creatives welcome LatAm piracy conviction

Creatives welcome LatAm piracy conviction

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) – a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market and reducing online piracy – has welcomed the sentencing of two operators…

beoutQ runs promos for Premier League

beoutQ runs promos for Premier League

beoutQ, the TV piracy operation that has allegedly stolen legitimate broadcast rights to most high-profile sports over the Middle East, is running on-air promotional ads ahead of the opening games…

Italy busts major IPTV pirate

The Italian Police has dismantled a major IPTV platform in Palermo that provided unauthorised access to pay-TV platforms Sky Italia and DAZN. A 35-year old was reported for violation of…

Netflix slips, and disappoints investors

Netflix’s Q2 numbers disappointed Wall Street having suffered a drop-off in subscriber growth. Globally, Netflix added 2.7 million subs in the April-June period, well down on consensus expectations of 5…

Parks: $12.5bn piracy revenue loss by 2024

Parks: $12.5bn piracy revenue loss by 2024

Research from market research and consulting company Parks Associates forecasts that in 2019, OTT and pay-TV companies will see $9.1 billion in lost revenue as a result of piracy and…

Premier League wins Irish ISP blocking order

Premier League wins Irish ISP blocking order

With the 2019/20 English Premier League set to kick off in the coming weeks, a court order means that Irish people will find it much harder to locate illegal TV…