IBCAP-Coordinated Lawsuit Results in Massive Takedown Ruling Against iStar Pirate Service — iStar CEO Ordered to Personally Pay $15.7 Million

Michigan Federal Court issues a broad injunction against Worldstream and other hosting providers, as well as domain name transfers by registries The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) today announced that a federal court in Michigan has ordered the removal of IBCAP member channels from the iStar IPTV service, one of the largest pirate services […]

Pirate Subscription Services Now a Billion-Dollar U.S. Industry, Joint Digital Citizens Alliance-NAGRA Report Finds

Video piracy report quantifying piracy problem,

Washington, DC, August 6, 2020 – Digital Citizens Alliance and NAGRA jointly released today an investigative report showcasing how illegal piracy subscription services in the United States have grown into a billion-dollar industry that steals from creators, circumvents legitimate TV operators, and poses risks for consumers. “Money for Nothing” details how a sophisticated ecosystem of […]

Grupo Express in Argentina enables Now Express OTT service with multi-DRM from NAGRA

    NAGRA Multi-DRM to secure streaming services on consumer devices in partnership with BOLD MSS Hybrid cable and OTT solution enables rich set of features including linear and time-shifted viewing, interactive applications, and integration of third-party OTT apps Latest OTT deployment marks NAGRA’s expanding footprint in South America as leading provider of OTT and […]

Friend MTS announces watermarking interoperability with Amazon Web Services to enhance security of on-demand video workflows

Birmingham, UK – 9thAugust 2018 – Friend MTS, a content and revenue protection specialist, today announced interoperability with its Distribution iD watermarking and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental MediaConvert to provide an added layer of security against streaming piracy for on-demand video. The invisible, distributor-level watermarking, along with Friend MTS’ global content monitoring service, enables […]