CDSA (the Content Delivery & Security Association, a community within MESA, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance) reported a study by Videocites, which monitored infringing access to six movie releases over the course of 23 days, from March 20 through April 11. Piracy was spread over social media platforms, resulting in more than 6 million illicit views.
“We’re talking about YouTube, Factbook, VK and OK. Takedowns are taking too long,” said James Maysonet, a Videocites executive, observing that 206 illicit copies were online for as long as six days before being takend own.
Read the article posted by CDSA
Read the original report by Videocites.
Why it matters
This illicit sharing took place over social networks that operate completely in the open. “We’re not talking about the sinister dark web that requires a person to download Tor, buy a VPN, and navigate the backwaters of internet hell,” said Mr Maysonet.