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Piracy Monitor exists to help the media and entertainment industry ecosystem stay abreast of the risks associated with digital media piracy, as well as countermeasures and best practices against it.  We offer resources to help creative professionals and their distribution partners preserve their abilities to make a living by better understanding and protecting against piracy. 
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ACE takes Morocco-based Electro TV Sat offline, a pirate that served...

Following action by the Alliance for Creativity and Media (ACE), against the pirate streaming service, Electro TV Sat's domains were transferred to ACE and...

This week: Video Security Summit welcomes world-class Sponsors

Make no mistake: the ecosystem that is today’s Media and Entertainment industry is threatened to its core by piracy. The first-of-its-kind all-digital Video Security...

DISH sues two South Asian pirate services & their owners, supported...

A nearly $27 million law suit against two South Asian pirate services, Desi TV and Live TV, a Brooklyn NY seller of the illegal...

Webinar: Progress in tackling ad-funded piracy

Ad-funded piracy is now a $1.34 billion problem and growing. Industry efforts are forcing pirates to adapt and exploit new channels. However, technology can...

Breaking the vicious circle of sports piracy

By Colin Dixon, Founder & Chief Analyst, nScreenMedia.  nScreenMedia is Piracy Monitor's event partner for the 2021 Video Security Summit. For many, piracy has turned the virtuous cycle of live...

Credential attacks are way up; streaming accounts are up the most: Report

The streaming industry was the most targeted with sophisticated attacks in the first half of 2021, as 73% of attacks used tools that evaded detection, according to a report...

At a Glance: 2021 Video Security Summit, Oct 19-20

Register Now!  Learn from industry leaders shaping the revolution in video security.  Hear successful strategies and tactics that help identify and verify piracy, build evidence, catch the criminals behind...

IBCAP & DISH: $7M judgment is 2nd anti-piracy action in 2 weeks

IBCAP recently announced that another member lawsuit coordinated by IBCAP has resulted in a final judgment and permanent injunction against the pirate streaming service Universe IPTV, and the three...

BuyDRM: Why OTT TV needs DRM and watermarking in the cloud

By Colin Dixon, Founder & Chief Analyst, nScreenMedia.  nScreenMedia is Piracy Monitor's event partner for the 2021 Video Security Summit What is the best approach to video security for an...

Spanish law enforcement honors MPA and ACE for combating piracy, CEO decorated

MADRID – Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin today accepted the Distinguished Cross of the Police Merit with Distinction from Francisco Pardo Piqueras, General Director of the...

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