DAZN Group And Videocites Join Forces To Combat Piracy

Sports streaming service DAZN Group and Videocites, a technology company specializing in automated content detection solutions over social media, have formed a partnership to intensify Dazn’s battle against intellectual property […]

Synamedia Finds Comedy Is The Most Pirated Genre

The value of entertainment piracy is 300% greater than sports, with $400 million-plus revenue up for grabs in the U.S. alone by stopping piracy of Spider Man: No Way Home, according to new data from Ampere Analysis.

IBCAP Credits Automation Tools For 2022 Success In Removing Pirated Content Worldwide

The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) announced “key” 2022 achievements in protecting its members’ content and removing pirate services from the U.S. market and worldwide. Through the continued development of its proprietary […]


Sports Piracy Fueled By Gateway Games

According to a recent survey, 84% of respondents are watching sports illegally, depleting the sports ecosystem of $28 billion.

Stream-Ripping Is Next Frontier For Piracy Wars

The Recording Industry Association of America runs into some pushback after objecting to a tool that creates permanent copies of YouTube content.

Synamedia Uncovers 3M+ Video Streaming Credentials For Sale On Illegal Websites

Synamedia, an independent video software provider, today unveiled the findings of several anti-piracy customer analyses that expose the vast impact streaming piracy — including casual credentials sharing and the illegal […]

NAGRA, NOS Fight Against Piracy In Portugal

NAGRA, a provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, and NOS, Portugal’s leading communications and entertainment company, are stepping up the fight against broadcast and streaming piracy of Benfica […]


Sports Leagues Must Act Now To Tackle Piracy

Simon Trudelle, NAGRA senior director, product marketing: “The solution is driven by a combination of technology, collaboration, and innovation to fight pirate services across all distribution networks. Sports leagues must partner with vendors and service providers, as well as providing their own OTT services if not already the case, to ensure all fans get the best experience possible, anywhere.”

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: NAGRA

NAGRA | Stand 1.C81| dtv.nagra.com NAGRA, a provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, has launched NexGuard QuickMark, a subscriber-level watermarking solution to fight piracy of premium live sports […]

Networks Beef Up Press-Screener Security

Each network has its own system for delivering screeners to TV critics and reporters — from physical DVDs to videos hosted on their press sites. But as piracy concerns mount, those methods are changing in favor of more secure alternatives.

Ruling Chills Sale Of Internet Piracy Tech

A recent decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union found that standalone streaming devices that come with add-ons applications installed that allow buyers to steal programmers should be judged as essentially illegal.

‘Arrow’ Episode Pirated Prior To Air Date

A rough cut of this week’s episode of “Arrow” has been nabbed by Internet pirates, three days before its scheduled airing on the CW in the U.S.

IBC 2015 Tech: Friend MTS

Friend MTS | Stand 1.A44 | Website: www.friendmts.com Friend MTS is ramping up the fight against video piracy with the launch of ASiD (Advanced Subscriber iDentification), a new content protection […]

Movie, TV Piracy Sites Earn Big Ad Bucks

The largest movie and TV piracy sites raked in more than $200 million in ad revenues in 2014, according to a study from Digital Citizens Alliance and MediaLink. A review of 589 top piracy sites found these sites earned $209 million from ads running alongside stolen movies and TV shows the sites offer.

Live Video Apps Face Copyright Minefield

The new, personal, live-streaming video apps — Periscope by Twitter and Meerkat by Life on Air Inc. — will likely get dragged by their inventive and fanatical users into a copyright and piracy minefield in Washington and the courts.

Sony’s Mosko To Step Up Anti-Piracy Efforts

Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko had dismissed the threat of piracy to U.S.-based programs until a trip to foreign shores revealed how serious the problem really is. After traveling to Europe this summer, he said, he could not help but notice how quickly video of shows like his studio’s Breaking Bad were turning up dubbed and subtitled for specific countries. And he realized piracy “is going to kick us in the gut financially down the road.” As a result, Mosko said while speaking at NYC Television Week, Sony Pictures Television is looking at a variety of methods to combat the phenomenon.

FilmOn To CBS: ‘Hypocritical, Thieving Liars’

FilmOn may have been handed a temporary restraining order preventing it from re-streaming the network O&Os, but the service’s billionaire founder Alki David is retaliating by accusing plaintiff CBS with promoting piracy of music, movies and TV shows through CNET.