Articles tagged: illegal streaming

NAB Express 2020 Presentation Video: Completing the Content Protection Story – Filling the Streaming Content Gaps

Thursday 14th May

Watch this NAB Express presentation by Alan Ogilvie to learn why content owners and distributors should consider incorporating subscriber level watermarking to fully protect their premium content from illegal redistribution and what the key differences between two watermarking technologies used for streaming media are (17 min).

Beyond DRM: Completing the Content Protection Story (part 2 of 3)

Thursday 16th April

Last time, we recognised video piracy as an expensive risk for video providers, and showed that once the content has arrived at its intended legitimate destination, the traditional video security techniques of Conditional Access and DRM can do nothing to stop it from being redistributed by entities that have no rights to do so. The […]

Beyond DRM: Fighting Content Piracy and Illegal Restreaming – Why DRM is Not Enough (part 1 of 3)

Thursday 2nd April

Piracy is a huge business. The US Department of Commerce estimated [1] that the US economy suffers at least $29.2 billion in revenue losses each year. By 2023, the revenue to pirates of pay TV and non-pay TV video may exceed $67 billion worldwide, according to a 2020 forecast published by Parks Associates [2]. Video […]

Intertrust, Friend MTS extend streaming piracy fight

Thursday 6th February

DRM technology specialist Intertrust and content protection service provider Friend MTS are extending their partnership agreement that enhances Intertrust’s ExpressPlay content protection platform with Friend MTS anti-piracy and watermarking technology services. Now, an additional layer of protection is introduced that is complementary to the ExpressPlay content security suite, which features ExpressPlay DRM and ExpressPlay XCA. […]

SportsPro OTT Summit 2019 Panel Session Video: Protecting IP

Thursday 12th December

Watch the “Protecting IP” panel session at the SportsPro OTT Summit 2019 in Madrid where Simon Hanna speaks of the importance for content owners and operators to act now to stop piracy and protect revenue (30 min)

Friend MTS joins Akamai initiative

Friday 13th September

Content and revenue protection specialist Friend MTS has revealed an agreement with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to join the company’s Media Technology Partner Programme (MTPP). By combining forces, Friend MTS will integrate its ASiD watermarking technology with Akamai’s Stream Revocation service to enable near-instantaneous termination of streams to […]

Advanced Television, IBC 2019: Fighting Streaming Piracy

Wednesday 4th September

Simon Hanna shares how Friend MTS goes about combatting streaming piracy: Assessing consumption patterns and identifying sources of piracy.

Premium sports broadcaster beIN appoints Friend MTS to take down digital pirates

Monday 3rd April

beIN, a global leader in the broadcast of premium sports, is tackling the threat from digital piracy to its Pay TV business head-on, by deploying the world’s leading live watermarking service from Friend MTS. Widely recognised as a ground-breaking provider of platform, channel and content protection services, Friend MTS is providing its live watermarking anti-piracy […]

Waging war on online pirates – Friend MTS and Cisco

Monday 16th January

Friend MTS has recently formalised a partnership with global tech giant Cisco to support the company in developing its streaming piracy prevention service, which now relies on our technology to find the sources of illegal streaming of live content, and have them shut down. Friend MTS (FMTS) specialises in securing broadcast and OTT streams, and […]

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