Distractions, Threats and Reassurances in the COVID-19 Era (Irdeto Perspective)


Piracy sites around the world are profiting from the backlog of new content being produced and made available by legitimate streaming providers. These piracy sites are stealing and adding content to their own libraries. At Irdeto, we have seen many examples of piracy sites offering their subscribers discounts and even advertising deals such as “COVID-19 specials” and “Self-isolation offers’. It is these illegitimate sites that are causing harm to the legitimate industry while indirectly hurting our already suffering economies.