piracy Articles

Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally include crimes committed against persons traveling on the same vessel as the perpetrator (e.g. one passenger stealing from others on the same vessel). The term has been used throughout history to refer to raids across land borders by non-state agents.
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90% of TV Shows Were Freely Available Online Last Season

According to recent research by Clicker, that's the fact of the matter. 90% of 2009-2010 broadcast TV was on Internet. It makes me wonder what the other 10% was and if they include places like PBS and C-SPAN.

Is YouTube’s Content ID Gaining Momentum As A Distribution Network?

I wrote last summer about the JK Wedding Dance video, and how it ultimately proved to be a huge positive example of the Content ID system making a company some money.  Without permission, the couple had used Chris Brown's song "Forever" as their dance music …

Livestream Says NO To Piracy, Points Fingers At Competitors

Livestream recently let loose a seriously long-winded open letter to content and event owners seeking to find a streaming partner. In it they included a 'zero tolerance' statement about piracy and a lot of finger pointing at other major live streaming sites.

Hollywood and The Web – Making The Case for Online Movie Releases

I'd like to talk about something tangentially related to online video but still near and dear to my heart:  movies.  I love movies.  I love them so much I went to work t a five-screen cinema at 19 and spent an entire decade managing movie …

Turning Video Value Into Real Wealth – Interview With Shelly Palmer

I recently interviewed Shelly Palmer of Advanced Media Ventures and host of MediaBytes last week after his Digital Media Boot Camp at the recent ad tech conference in San Francisco. I asked Shelly about the challenges for monetizing video content into a sustainable business model, …

Online Video In Asia – China, Japan and Korea Poised To Push Online Video Development

China, Japan and Korea will drive the next wave of online video development, according to Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (Casbaa). China will draw further attention as it emerges as the largest wired broadband market in the world with 190 million connections in …

Dailymotion Announces Full Implementation of Copyrighted Protection

Dailymotion, the world's largest independent video sharing site, today announced full implementation of INA's "Signature” technology across all localized and local language Dailymotion sites. Dailymotion's use of video filtering technology follows several other copyrighted material protection initiatives throughout the site, including a hashing system, blocking …

Dailymotion Announces Detection of Copyrighted Video

Dailymotion, the world's largest independent video sharing site, today announced full implementation of INA's "Signature” technology across all localized and local language Dailymotion sites. Dailymotion's use of video filtering technology follows several other copyrighted material protection initiatives throughout the site, including a hashing system, blocking …

Advanced Visual-Based Video Copyright Detection

Eyealike, announced a new product today dubbed, Eyealike Copyright. This 'patent-pending' search platform aims to automate the process of copyright protection for online video content owners. According to the release, the service will automatically distinguish and detect copyrighted content within a video. This is quite …

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