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Fierce Video: Piracy patterns are starting to emerge

By Steve Hawley Fierce Video's Industry Voices column has published "Coronavirus piracy trends in the new normal," our latest reporting about the impact of coronavirus on video piracy.  Details are...

Zoom: Are your video conferences safe?

(Revised April 10) Beginning in late March and accelerating in early April, a lot of uncertainties came to light about Zoom, the videoconferencing service whose time in the spotlight...

Pre-release movie piracy: The numbers show it

(Note: Fierce Video published a revised version of this article) By Steve Hawley - The action movie Bloodshot was released on Friday, March 13. But it was available online worldwide, well in advance...

Coronavirus: As theatre attendance declines, movie piracy soars and uncomfortable questions arise

By Steve Hawley A Friday conversation meandered into a discussion of how the coronavirus outbreak might drive video piracy and the media industry's responses to it.  A March 3rd article...

How’s your cybersecurity game going?

There's a steady stream of news about cybersecurity issues that are indirectly or directly relevant to the battle against video piracy. Just this week: Verizon published its Mobile Security Index 2020,...

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