Analyzing the Modern OTT Piracy Video Ecosystem

| June 20, 2018

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This paper outlines contemporary so-called “pirate” video content ecosystems and enabling technologies. It describes the methods used to acquire, package and distribute this content that largely consists of works that infringe copyright by being used without the permission of the copyright owner in the underlying video content. The primary intent of this paper is to clearly define the sources, distribution mechanisms and sales channels that allow the use of this content to grow.

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