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Piracy Monitor provides news and insights about digital piracy: the theft of video and audiovisual content, advertising, and content entitlements, and the effects of piracy on consumers, rights-holders, service providers and creative professionals.  Piracy Monitor is active in four areas: Piracy awareness, Market intelligence, Industry marketing and Consulting.   

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Synamedia: Pirate tactics evolve, credential abuse soars

Each month, Piracy Monitor contributes an article to the industry journal Fierce Video.  This month's article describes new tactics used by video pirates that...

US Copyright Office releases DMCA report, recommendations

The US Copyright Office has released an important new report titled Section 12 of Title 17, A Report of the Register of Copyrights, which summarizes...

Variety: Series producers issue takedown request to Pornhub

Variety reports that the producers of Hulu and BBC’s “Normal People” TV series asked the adult video site Pornhub to take down a compilation of...

FACT: Illegal streaming triples during COVID lockdown

The UK-based Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) says that its anti-piracy scanning team removed more than twice as many links to illegal streams in...

Verimatrix partners with Jscrambler for application shielding

Code Protection Leaders Join Forces to Arm App Developers with Cutting-Edge Countermeasures Against Ever-Evolving Cyberattacks Verimatrix partners with Jscrambler, combining industry-leading JavaScript protection with Verimatrix’s...

beoutQ: Last-moment concerns over Newcastle United acquisition

On May 11, the Guardian newspaper reported that English Premier League lawyers involved with the acquisition of the Newcastle United football (soccer) club by...

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