Fierce Video: Piracy patterns are starting to emerge

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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. ┬áDetails are being held closely but patterns have started to develop.

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Additional comments, May 7

Several reports have come out since this article was posted.  Sandvine says that while they have seen increases in VPN and torrent traffic, which are indicators of piracy consumption, overall pirate consumption is down because live sports is down.

Sandvine, Comcast, Conviva and Verizon Media have all reported huge traffic increases during the late-March / early-April time frame, which leveled off by late April.

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