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    Piracy 101

    When someone steals a car or a purse, it’s called theft. But when the item stolen is a movie, TV show or sports broadcast, the offense is copyright infringement or what’s known as content piracy. By taking advantage of the same technologies and systems that deliver legitimate content, pirates distribute illegal content across the world. It’s so widespread you might have watched stolen content without knowing it. Downloading, streaming or otherwise accessing pirated content is against the law and it comes with risks. Read about the dangers here.

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    Infographic: Pull back the curtain on streaming content piracy and you find a variety of people profiting off others' work.

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    Published by Forbes on 3/29

    When word first erupted on social media earlier this month that Neftlix was testing a crackdown on unauthorized credential sharing, it struck fear into the hearts of those who have been watching “Bridgerton” or “Murder Among the Mormons” using someone else’s account.

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    M&E Journal: An Insiders Look at the Billion-Dollar Pirate Subscription IPTV Business

    Published by CDSA on 3/30

    When looking into the ever-evolving and growing world of IPTV piracy, it is difficult to fully grasp what it means when a recent investigative report found that the “business” of illegal piracy subscription services has grown to a $1 billion problem in the U.S. alone.

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