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Canadian creatives urge online theft action

Canadian creatives urge online theft action

FairPlay Canada, a coalition of Canadian artists, content creators, unions, guilds, producers, performers, broadcasters, distributors, and exhibitors is asking the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to take action to…

Ex-Culture Secretary calls for Kodi box crackdown

John Whittingdale, who was the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport between May 2015 and July 2016, has called for a crackdown on illegal streaming, or risk…

EC consults on piracy watch-list

EC consults on piracy watch-list

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to establish its first world-wide ‘Counterfeit and Piracy Watch-List’. The aim is to identify the marketplaces outside the EU where counterfeiting, piracy…

Signiant receives ‘Committed to Security’ DPP mark

Signiant receives ‘Committed to Security’ DPP mark

Signiant, a market player in intelligent file movement software, has received the ‘Committed to Security’ mark from the Digital Production Partnership (DPP), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to best cybersecurity practices…

Irdeto acquires Denuvo

Digital platform security specialist Irdeto has acquired gaming security expert Denuvo to provide anti-piracy and anti-cheat solutions for games on desktop, mobile, console and VR devices. Denuvo provides technology and…

DISH files illegal IPTV suits

US pay-TV platform DISH has filed two lawsuits with the aim of ending distribution of Arabic channels and content for which it has the exclusive licences. The complaints against Spider-TV…

Irish court blocks infringing websites

Irish court blocks infringing websites

The Motion Picture Association (the international branch of the Motion Picture Association of America), which represents some of the world’s biggest television and film studios, has secured a High Court…

US releases Notorious Markets List

US releases Notorious Markets List

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has announced the findings of the 2017 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets, also known as the Notorious Markets List (List).  The List…

Spain: ‘Operation Fake’ arrests more pay-TV pirates

Spanish police have arrested three people in Barcelona, Cadiz and Vigo for pirating pay-TV by mass-sharing software through Internet forums to over 500,000 users. The hackers sold software and CCAM,…

Broadcasters “sceptical” on Locast streaming service

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has suggested that a streaming service in New York that rebroadcasts local TV stations without their consent is unlikely to survive legal scrutiny because…