Strategic Account Manager
Understanding Digital Piracy in OTT and IPTV Channels
Broadcasters and right holders are taking notice of the threats posed by piracy on OTT and IPTV channels. Today’s world is seeing the consumption of video in formats that are far removed from the plain old broadcast television that arrived back in the 1930’s and was the prevalent format for visual content into the 1990s in many parts of the world. As in many areas, however, the internet is disrupting the established paradigms. People now want to view what they want, when they want, anywhere, any time, on any device. Over the Top (OTT) and IPTV distribution channels allow them to... Read More
Tags: Roku, Kodi, IPTV, OTT
Client Services Manager, Brand
The Changing Landscape of Brand Protection in the Media Industry
The entertainment media industry has changed and is experiencing explosive growth. The U.S. media and entertainment market is projected to grow to $771 Billion by 2019. This represents just one-third of the global industry which is set to reach $2 Trillion this year, with growth rates of over 20%. In the U.S. adults now spend half of their waking life consuming media, squeezing an average of 12 hours, 5 minutes per day of media usage into their waking hours. People no longer distinguish between on-line and off-line media. They are eager to share their online and offline experiences on social media... Read More
Product Marketing Manager
What You Should Know About Compliance in Financial Services
Byzantine: something so complex that the average person can’t understand it. Byzantine is the perfect way to describe many of the rules and regulations put out each year by various federal and state regulatory agencies. The financial industry, which includes banking, insurance and real estate, is right at the epicenter of regulatory oversite thanks to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and the formation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Advertising and consumer protection are two “hot button” areas for government regulators. New technologies such as social media and mobile devices have blurred the lines compared with the times in... Read More
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Brand Protection and AntiPiracy
How Kodi is changing the piracy landscape
  Kodi® is a downloadable, open source software media player that is compatible with TVs, computers, smartphones and video game systems. It allows users to access their content from local and network storage and stream it on any device. Originally designed in 2004 for Microsoft’s Xbox (when it was known as XBMC™), Kodi’s open-source nature quickly attracted pirates and hackers seeking to distributed unauthorized content. Today, there is a thriving black market of add-ons and apps which give free access to subscription services. Pirates have flooded marketplaces with ‘fully-loaded’ Kodi boxes promising access to premium content. Consumers often buy into this... Read More

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