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UEFA granted illicit streaming injunction

UEFA granted illicit streaming injunction

UEFA, the governing body of European football, has been granted a UK High Court injunction aimed at tackling illicit streaming of matches. Mr Justice Arnold made an order against the…

Jail terms for Hong Kong pirates

Jail terms for Hong Kong pirates

Three offenders involved in a Hong Kong piracy syndicate which circumvented pay-TV channels have been sentenced to imprisonment ranging from 21 to 27 months. The case stemmed from action in…

SDL predicts AI will create content in 2018

SDL, a specialist in global content creation, management, translation and delivery, has revealed its Five Future States of Content, a series of disruptive content trends for brands to watch in…

Irdeto identifies 2018 cyber-security trends

Irdeto identifies 2018 cyber-security trends

Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform security, has published its annual predictions looking at the content delivery and security trends in media and entertainment for 2018. The e-book, Disruptive Technologies,…

Facebook reinforces commitment to transparency

Facebook has released its Transparency Report, previously called the Government Requests Report, for the first half of 2017. For the first time, it is expanding the report beyond government requests…

EU agencies claim IP enforcement success

EU agencies claim IP enforcement success

Intensive cooperation and coordination between enforcement authorities at EU level has led to the seizure of millions of fake and possibly harmful products and has helped to take down several…

Crimestoppers targets illegal streaming devices

UK crime reporting and awareness initiative Crimestoppers has launched a campaign warning of the dangers of illegally modified streaming devices. “Advances in technology have allowed us to enjoy on-screen entertainment…

French police halt Artv.Watch pirate

French police halt Artv.Watch pirate

French police have arrested the individual – reportedly a 16-year-old schoolboy – behind illegal TV streaming website and mobile app Artv.Watch. The site allowed users to watch 176 channels – many…

Study: TAG certification cuts ad fraud by 83%

According to the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, the use of TAG Certified distribution channels for digital…

Streaming devices seized in NI raids

Detectives from Belfast Criminal Investigation Branch investigating organised criminality have carried out 18 searches across the Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Dundonald and Banbridge areas of Northerm Island in conjunction with HMRC (Her…