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GeoGuard to launch geo-piracy protection at IBC

GeoGuard will make its IBC debut this year. It will be demonstrating why Geo-Piracy should be taken more seriously by the content industry. GeoGuard will showcase how its advanced solutions prevent consumers utilizing easily available Geo-Piracy tools to gain illicit access to content services...


The war against piracy

One of the first things I did when I took the lead role in fighting piracy at OSN was to change the language. We talk about ‘content protection’ rather than ‘anti-piracy’.

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Major raid in Alexandria to nab TV pirates

In a major swoop down on TV piracy, Alexandria Police raided two shops on Al Malek Hifni Street and confiscated more than 370 IP decoders, 500 LAN converters, 175 Wi-Fi LAN connectors, a personal computer and memory stick with TV piracy software. In addition, the police confiscated 370 illegal...


All eyes on MENA

Netflix is set to launch in the MENA this year. Dubai Film and TV Commission hosted a video conference during DIFF with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos to find out more about the company’s plans Speculation around Netflix’s entry into the Middle East VOD market was put to rest when Chief Content...


Irdeto’s Doug Lowther on piracy as a global threat

Doug Lowther, CEO of Irdeto, talks to BroadcastPro ME about how the rise of broadband has made piracy a global challenge, and how new research and data is helping broadcasters revisit business models How has piracy evolved over the years? In the past, there have been piracy hotspots, where piracy...

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Nigeria unveils USD12m fund to tackle piracy

Nigeria has launched a US$12 million fund to tackle piracy in the audiovisual industry by improving the country’s content distribution network. The latest initiative in the ongoing Project ACT Nollywood – the presidential intervention programme established to improve technical and...

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Security matters

While a proliferation of devices enables the delivery of premium content to far more consumers, it also makes content more vulnerable to illegal use. According to security experts, the bigger challenge now is to protect online platforms Sport is the most valuable content that the industry delivers...