Posts Tagged: digital piracy


Achieving a balanced IP system to ensure content creators can keep creating in the digital age

I think the long-term benefits to authors are greater than the downsides or the risks. But, like any time there's a shakeup of an industry, there are …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 3

An Awareness Crusade Against the Online Piracy of Books

According to the Association of American Publishers, the publishing industry as a whole has lost $80 to $100 million dollars to online piracy annually. From 2009 to 2013, the number of …
By Rhonda Rees
2 years ago 11

Game of Thrones, Interstellar and Drake among 2015’s most pirated digital media

Digital piracy was alive and well in 2015. Not surprisingly, the incredibly popular HBO television series Game of Thrones was the most pirated TV show with 14.4 million downloads, …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 1

WIPO Director General Says its Time for Legal Digital Marketplace

Looking forward to an intermediate and longer-term horizon, Gurry explained that Member States should seize the moment to work toward establishing a legal global digital marketplace to …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 5

Digital Property Rights – An Evolving Business Landscape

With the advent and rise of the Internet, digital property rights have become an increasingly hot-topic in the Board rooms and Executive Offices of major companies, particularly …
By Anna Hicks
6 years ago 1

Counterfeiting, A Growing Worldwide Problem

Counterfeiting is a far bigger story than loses to big companies and the associated loss of downstream economic activity. Those that support counterfeiters by buying knock-off goods …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

One Grave Problem: Counterfeiting, Piracy and IP Theft

Criminals are finding that the penalties for intellectual property crimes pale in comparison to the penalties they would receive for trafficking drugs and engaging in other illicit …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 21

Combating Copyright Infringement: DMCA Take Down Notices

We shouldn't fool ourselves and try and pretend that the lack of respect for intellectual property rights is limited to those who seek to share movies, music …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 13

Culture of Indifference Fuels Software Piracy Market

The reality is that individuals and companies fuel the piracy market. Simply stated, if there were no demand there would be no supply, so it is quite …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 61

US Trade Representative Issues Annual Report on Global IP Rights

For 2010 the US Trade Representative reviewed 77 trading partners for this year’s Special 301 Report, and placed 41 countries on either the Priority Watch List, Watch List, or the …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0