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Coalition Against Piracy

Philippine anti-piracy body launched

Leading Philippine media and entertainment industry players including, Globe, GMA Network, Inc., Cignal TV, Inc, KROMA Entertainment and Smart Communications, Inc, are teaming up with trade body the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) to announce the formation of the Video Coalition of the Philippines (VCP). The VCP aims to push for […]

September 29, 2022By Colin Mann

Singapore: More illegal domains blocked

Trade body the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has confirmed that under the terms of the ‘dynamic’ injunction granted by the Singapore High Court Order in February 2022, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have blocked a further 99 domains associated with the 30 illegal streaming sites that were first blocked in February. The […]

September 20, 2022By Colin Mann

Filipino creatives call for anti-piracy measures

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), the trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific and the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) hosted a seminar in Manila to promote the protection of online content in a country that continues to have some of the highest levels of online piracy in Asia Pacific, levels […]

September 2, 2022By Colin Mann

Indonesia claims site blocking success

Trade body the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has been tracking traffic to sites that have been blocked in Indonesia, as well as overall traffic to pirate sites and legitimate sites. The Indonesian government started blocking illegal sites in the middle of 2019 and by April this year the total number of […]

April 11, 2022By Colin Mann

Singapore court orders illegal streaming site blocking

The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has commended the Singapore High Court for granting an Order to block 30 illegal streaming sites and almost 150 associated domains responsible for the distribution of considerable quantities of illegally streamed content in Singapore. The Order was obtained by CAP members, BBC Studios, Discovery Communications, LaLiga, […]

March 1, 2022By Colin Mann

Cheetham new CAP GM

APAC video industry trade body the Asia Video Industry Association has appointed Matthew Cheetham as General Manager of the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) with immediate effect. Over the last four years CAP, has made real inroads into the systemic problems of video piracy faced by the broadcast and streaming video industry in Asia Pacific. The […]

February 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Portugal loses €200m+ a year from piracy

Portugal’s audiovisual industry is losing at least €200 million a year due to piracy. The estimate comes from the director general of the Portuguese Association for the Protection of Audiovisual Works (FEVIPE), Paulo Santos. According to Santos, the estimates are on the low side and the figure includes the amount that the Portuguese State loses […]

August 17, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Study: 49% of Filipinos admit online piracy

A study of the online content viewing behaviour of Filipino consumers has found that 49 per cent access streaming piracy websites or torrent sites. The levels of piracy went as high as 53 per cent within the 25-34 age demographic. The survey, commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) and conducted […]

October 15, 2020By Colin Mann