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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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    Award winning technology expert Katie Linendoll answers common questions about video piracy and its dangers.

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    Is Free Content Worth the Risk of Infection?

    Infographic: Downloading or streaming pirated content seems like a cheap and easy way to see that latest hit show, new file or big game, but illegal content comes with significant risk of malware.

    That TV Show Download May Not Be What You Think It Is

    Your computer and mobile devices store sensitive, personal information that hackers want to access. Account numbers, usernames, passwords, files, photos and emails are all targets. And the...

    How to Keep Your Family Safe from Streaming Pirated Content

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