Piracy & Cybercrime

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  • Site blocking must continue to evolve to remain relevant

    Site blocking must continue to evolve to remain relevant

    Pew Research’s recent study , found that 61% of young adults (18-29) using streaming services as their primary way to watch TV. Given that statistic you can see why site blocking is an important...

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  • E-book: How intelligence can help combat piracy and expand consumer choice

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  • E-book: My content is being pirated - Is forensic watermarking the answer?

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  • E-book: 4 Essentials to include in any anti-piracy enforcement toolbox

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  • White Paper: Online piracy and the darker side of social media

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  • White paper: Blockchain and piracy in the media industry

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  • Password tips from the largest stolen credentials database

    Password tips from the largest stolen credentials database

    How many of your online accounts or services require passwords? So many to remember. What’s your personal technique – your children’s names; adding a number each time it needs updating or a...

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  • Irdeto Animated video TraceMark™ Forensic Watermarking7:46

    Irdeto Animated video TraceMark™ Forensic Watermarking

    This 7 minute animation shows what happens to SVOD and Live content when watermarked before showing the detection and enforcement activities.

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  • E-book: Street locking can save millions

    E-book: Street locking can save millions

    Street locking is a technology developed by Irdeto to prevent pirates from ripping Blu-ray discs prior to their street or release date. This e-book explains in more details what it is, what it does,

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  • White Paper: Forensic Watermarking is much more than just an anti-piracy tool

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  • Step by Step: What watermarking is best for your needs?

    Step by Step: What watermarking is best for your needs?

    What forensic watermarking is best for your needs?

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  • Irdeto Piracy Control and Cybercrime Prevention7:47

    Irdeto Piracy Control and Cybercrime Prevention

    This 7 minute video explains the changing pirate landscape and explains the different solutions and services which help you fight existing and emerging threats.

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  • Irdeto Global Consumer Piracy Survey Report

    Irdeto Global Consumer Piracy Survey Report

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  • Infographic: When it comes to piracy - the world needs a tutor

    Infographic: When it comes to piracy - the world needs a tutor

    New data from the largest consumer piracy survey ever conducted found that 52% of consumers around the globe watch pirated video content.

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  • Seeing cybercrime as a business helps to fuel new combat strategies

    Seeing cybercrime as a business helps to fuel new combat strategies

    Picture Bob. He thinks he’s figured out how to avoid paying for cable TV by watching programs streamed from pirate websites. One day, he’s watching a live football broadcast and ten minutes into...

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  • Kodi: latest vehicle for online piracy

    Kodi: latest vehicle for online piracy

    As Richard Branson said “Business opportunities are like buses. There’s always another coming along.” Looking at the online piracy world, the latest bus is exploiting software media centers. And...

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  • Giving live sports piracy the red card

    Giving live sports piracy the red card

    For live sports, speed is the name of the game when it comes to fighting online pirates. After all the value of the sports content is at its highest while it is being broadcast. What’s the winning...

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  • A changing attitude towards watermarking

    A changing attitude towards watermarking

    Watermarking is not new. The technology, which embeds an invisible unique mark to identify the source of pirated content, has been around for a while. Critics have said it was a solution looking...

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  • Are online pirates your invisible competition?

    Are online pirates your invisible competition?

    We all know the pay-media world is changing. Old business models are under pressure. Digital viewing habits are relegating TV to the 2nd screen. Industry experts all talk about who will triumph in...

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  • Fighting online piracy requires collaboration

    Fighting online piracy requires collaboration

    Online piracy is a highly sophisticated operation that often spans different countries and jurisdictions. Trying to tackle this on your own will have limited effect. To have an impact means...

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  • The anti-piracy enforcement toolbox

    The anti-piracy enforcement toolbox

    Would you use a screwdriver to hammer a nail into a wall? Not very effective. It’s the wrong tool for the job. The same is true in the world of anti-piracy. You need the right tools and services...

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  • Learning lessons from the pay-media industry

    Learning lessons from the pay-media industry

    What can the automotive industry learn from pay-media? They’re so different. For one personal safety is paramount and for the other it’s all about entertaining consumers. Worlds apart? Not at all...

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  • Is OTT piracy the online equivalent of Japanese knotweed?

    Is OTT piracy the online equivalent of Japanese knotweed?

    True, a botanical metaphor about OTT piracy is unusual. But similarities can be drawn. In the housing market, the presence of Japanese knotweed can have a detrimental effect. If unchecked, online...

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  • Cybercriminals are evolving their business models

    Cybercriminals are evolving their business models

    In today’s OTT world, pay-media operators continually modify their business models to find the sweet spot; what resonates best with their consumers. Unfortunately, the same is true with...

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