Securing The Entertainment Supply Chain

CDSA's Content Protection Program covers the entire supply chain, with digital media, post production and cloud/hosting being our fastest growing categories. And while Europe still is our dominant market, the program's expansion is coming via the Rest of World, with the U.S region marking our program's most accelerated rate of growth.

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The Impact of Illegally Recorded Theatrical Titles

October 20, 2014 · Posted in Latest News · Comments Off 

By Chris Tribbey We hear all the time that BitTorrent downloads of films still in theaters — illegally filmed and uploaded — are the bane of the studios’ existence, and a major contributor to lost box office revenue. However, the link between illegal downloads and lost ticket sales may be overstated, according to Apas Laboratory, […]

WebLife Balance: Lowering Liability is Key

October 20, 2014 · Posted in Latest News · Comments Off 

By Chris Tribbey It’s just a fact: Employees are going to use their work computers for personal use. Making sure that personal use — whether it be with Facebook or checking your bracket during March Madness — doesn’t come back to hurt the employer (piracy, malware, cyber threats and the like) is where WebLife Balance […]

Civolution: Four Ways to Fight Premium Sports Piracy (CDSA)

October 13, 2014 · Posted in Latest News · Comments Off 

Pay TV providers are spending more than ever on the rights to broadcast major national and international sports. They’re also facing more piracy threats than ever to that content, especially as pay TV operators increasingly offer sports via OTT and TV Everywhere services. Pascal Marie, senior director of sales channels and partners at Civolution, recently […]

The Role of Search Engines in Piracy (CDSA)

October 1, 2014 · Posted in Latest News · Comments Off 

By Chris Tribbey It turns out search engines just might play a role in whether consumers choose to steal content or buy it. That’s according to a new study out of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, which sought to find out whether search results actually do influence consumers’ choices for piracy when legal consumption […]