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Press coverage: Parks Associates Piracy Report

In January, Parks Associates announced the report titled Video Piracy: Ecosystem, Risks, and Impact, an analysis and global forecast for video piracy that was researched and written by Steven Hawley...

2019: A year of awareness for video piracy

2019 was a year of awareness for video piracy.  Video providers no longer see it as a peripheral concern, but rather, a central one.  My own 'aha' moment came...

Update: Mandalorian theft continues

One day after the launch of Disney+ in November, Piracy Monitor blogged about where Disney's new Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, was showing up on Torrent sites. The service...

Piracy awareness is a part of The Future of Video

By Steve Hawley Parks Associates held its 2019 Future of Video conference in Los Angeles this week. While much of the event was about the many challenges that the...

On the lighter side: About those online appliances…

There's a long history of device control on the Internet. The Coke machine at Carnegie Mellon University was (at least once upon a time) the most famous example, and...

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