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Streaming Service iflix Buys Shows Based on Piracy Data
Posted on Saturday August 19, 2017

With five million subscribers throughout Asia and Africa, iflix is one of the leading video streaming services in emerging markets. The company is battling with other services to offer the best content and as part of this quest, it uses piracy data to see what is popular among potential viewers.

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Rightscorp Bleeds Another Million, Borrows $200K From Customer BMG
Posted on Saturday August 19, 2017

According to a new filing, anti-piracy outfit Rightscorp incurred a net loss of more than $1m during the first six months of 2017, raising new doubts about its ability to continue as a going concern. The situation was so serious earlier this year that the company had to borrow $200,000 from customer BMG to settle a lawsuit. At the end of June, Rightscorp had just $1,725 in cash.

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Porn Producer Says He’ll Prove That AMC TV Exec is a BitTorrent Pirate
Posted on Friday August 18, 2017

Porn producer Flava Works is going toe to toe with Marc Juris, President & General Manager of AMC-owned WE tv. Unusually in such cases, Juris sued Flava Works first, after the company approached him with an offer to settle, which would have kept his identity a secret. With that no longer an option, the battle lines are being drawn.

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Court Orders Aussie ISPs to Block Dozens of Pirate Sites
Posted on Friday August 18, 2017

Following two new court orders issued today, Australian Internet providers must block dozens of additional pirate sites. The new blockades were requested by Foxtel and Village Roadshow, and cover many of the most used pirate sources, including Gomovies, RARBG, 1337x and EZTV. Creative Content Australia warns that people who bypass the blocks could easily run into malware, viruses and other nastiness.

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Artists Protest RIAA for Trampling on Their Moral Rights
Posted on Friday August 18, 2017

A coalition of several artist groups has sent a letter to the RIAA, accusing the group of ignoring the moral rights of songwriters. In a recent response to a US Government consultation, the RIAA argues that it would be "complex" to always attribute writers for their work, on streaming services for example. However, the artist groups stress that their rights shouldn't be trumped by metadata concerns.

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