Advanced Television

Chris Kuelling

Scripps joins IBCAP

The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has announced its newest member, The E.W. Scripps Company. The addition of Scripps marks IBCAP’s initial expansion into piracy protection for US television channels. “With this addition, IBCAP is now offering anti-piracy protection services to US channels, beginning with the full suite of Scripps channels,” noted Chris Kuelling, […]

October 5, 2022By Colin Mann

IBCAP expands footprint to Polish channels

Trade body the International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) is expanding into protecting Polish language content, including top international channels produced by Polish Public Television (PPT): TVP Info, TVP Polonia and TVP Wilno. The expansion also includes Republica Television and leading 4Fun channels: 4Fun TV, 4Fun Dance. As a result, the number of channels now […]

March 31, 2022By Colin Mann

$31m piracy penalty for ChitramTV

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas has entered a Judgment and Injunction against ChitramTV, a popular South Asian pirate IPTV service. The Court found that ChitramTV wilfully infringed 207 registered copyrighted works and imposed the maximum statutory penalty of $150,000 (€132,567) per work, $31,050,000 in total. The Federal Court in […]

November 17, 2021By Colin Mann