Anti-Piracy

Wazee Digital, Paladin Partner to Bolster YouTube Rights Management

Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced a technology partnership with Paladin, the enterprise platform for next-generation... More

​Village Roadshow Wants to Sue Pirates, Block 40 Piracy Sites (CNET)

Village Roadshow has a big plan to stop piracy this year, and one of its goals could have a massive impact on you. The Aussie film distributor has announced plans to go after in... More

Google, Microsoft Crack Down on U.K. Piracy Sites (A.V. Club)

Google and Microsoft have agreed to adopt a new “voluntary code of practice” in the U.K. that will involve them taking steps to make it harder for would-be pirates to find torr... More

Evolution Digital Taps Conax for eVUE-TV DRM

Evolution Digital, which offers integrated IP hybrid devices and IP video solutions, has inked a deal with content security firm Conax, to integrate Conax’s multi-DRM solution fo... More

M&E Journal: HDR’s Potential as a Revolution for Content Protection

By Harrie Tholen, NexGuard — Piracy has long plagued the content industry, from camcorder-toting movie theater attendees to re-streaming and torrent networks. The Motion Pict... More

M&E Journal: Workspace Virtualization Emerging as Solution for Securing Digital Media Assets, IP

By Jill Milton, Teradici — Hollywood filmmakers love hackers. From crime thrillers to superhero sagas, cyber crooks have become the go-to bad guys of countless modern movies a... More

Fortium: Record Year for DVD Award Screeners Using Patronus Content Security

Each year Fortium releases new versions of Patronus anti-rip for the Academy and BAFTA Award’s season. This year saw the highest levels of protection yet as well as the largest... More

Search Engines, Copyright Holders Ready Voluntary Anti-Piracy Code (TorrentFreak)

For several years the entertainment industries have blamed companies like Google for not doing enough to prevent instances of Internet piracy. At times, Google has even been accuse... More

It Might be Time to Stop Using Antivirus Services (Ars Technica)

ormer Firefox developer Robert O'Callahan, now a free agent and safe from the PR tentacles of his corporate overlord, says that antivirus software is terrible, AV vendors are ter... More

Copyright Alert System Comes to an End (MCN)

The Copyright Alert System, a voluntary program started in February 2013 that involved several major ISPs such as Comcast, Verizon and AT&T, the Motion Picture Association of A... More

An End to Media Piracy: Closer Than You Think (FreeCast)

The TV business is changing before our eyes, and largely to the chagrin of most traditional media executives who are unsure how to approach the new landscape of the industry. Un... More

President Trump Told That Strong Copyright Laws Are in His Interest (TorrentFreak)

On Friday January 20, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States after one of the most controversial election campaigns of modern times. For those ... More

CES 2017: NexGuard Looks to the Future of Distribution; Accenture Tackles AI

LAS VEGAS — Hollywood studios have long toyed with the idea of premium VOD — releasing new theatrical content early in the home — and some like Universal Studios have even ex... More

Trump Questions Quest for Cybersecurity: ‘No Computer is Safe’ (The Washington Post)

President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly questioned whether critical computer networks can ever be protected from intruders, alarming cybersecurity experts who say his comments ... More

Google Removed Over 900 Million Pirate Links in 2016 (TorrentFreak)

Day in and day out copyright holders are bombarding Google with DMCA takedown notices, pointing out links to pirated content. The majority of these requests are sent by the music ... More

MPAA: More Work Needed vs. Piracy Sites

The recently released United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) annual 2016 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets — which identifies online and physical marketplaces world... More

‘Game of Thrones’ Most Torrented TV-Show of 2016 (TorrentFreak)

For several years in a row Game of Thrones has been the most pirated TV-show, and this year the interest is once again overwhelming. Game of Thrones has the honor of becoming th... More

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 25, 2016 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple iTunes: Apple has released updates for each AirPort Base Station firmware. Updates are available from Apple’s website. Dropbox: Dropbox ... More

Protecting Your Intellectual Property in the Digital Society (ITSP)

There are 318.9 million people in the United States and their collective creativity is one of the most economically beneficial assets in the country. That collective creativity,... More

Will Site Blocking Stop Internet Pirates in Australia? (CIO)

In an Australian first, the Federal Court has granted injunctions that will see the country’s major internet service providers compelled to block several websites used to illegal... More

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