Anti-Piracy

Anti-piracy strategies and enforcement efforts are constantly evolving. This is an overview of the most recent anti-piracy developments.

This includes DMCA takedown notices, site blocking, website shutdowns, domain seizures, piracy notices, DRM, and various other topics.

Police Hit ‘Criminal Network’ Behind Pirate IPTV Service & Investigate Customers

Following raids across Germany carried out in the past several weeks, police say they have successfully shut down a pirate…

1 day ago

Hollywood and Netflix Signal “Piracy as a Service” (PaaS) as New Threat Vector

The Motion Picture Association (MPA) has submitted its latest overview of 'notorious' foreign piracy markets to the US Trade Representative.…

2 days ago

Hollywood and Publisher Injunctions Lead to New UK ISP Piracy Blocks

Movie, TV show and publishing companies have obtained permission to block yet more piracy and piracy facilitating sites in the…

2 days ago

Adobe Uses DMCA to Nuke Project That Keeps Flash Alive, Secure & Adware Free

In January 2021, development and support for Adobe Flash was discontinued. That marked the end of an era but in…

4 days ago

High Traffic Pirate Sites Worldwide Under Investigation, DMCA Subpoenas Reveal

The operators of around two dozen torrent sites and pirate streaming services are at risk of having their identities obtained…

1 week ago

ACE Anti-Piracy Coalition Takes Control of Dozens of Pirate IPTV Domains

The powerful global anti-piracy coalition Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment has taken over yet more pirate IPTV-related domains. The latest…

1 week ago

MPA: Piracy is Hollywood’s Greatest Threat But Site Blocking Helps

Piracy remains the single greatest threat to the audiovisual community, MPA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin said at CineEurope. The…

2 weeks ago

Italian Broadcaster Uses Forensic Watermarks to Track Down Online Pirates

Italian public broadcaster RAI will use the NexGuard watermarking technology to secure its content. The company is the first free-to-air…

2 weeks ago