Tag Archives: Piracy

Dataxis debates on new sports piracy threats in Latin America

Dataxis held a new virtual panel yesterday, focused on the online piracy impact on live sports in Latin America. With this focus, the company brought together Matias Rivera, CEO at Fanatiz; Gustavo Lerner, Regional Channel Manager for Latam at Verimatrix; and Pedro Freire, Head of Programming for TyC Sports, who participated in the panel New [...]

Uruguay records new illegal IPTV distribution case

Two people were condemned in Florida, Uruguay  for illegal distribution of audiovisual content via IPTV. As officially reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Pais on its web version, the sentence is six months of probation, under certain conditions, for crimes linked to TV networks  interception without the authorization of their owners. The sentence is for [...]

Anatel and Ancine work together against audiovisual piracy in Brazil

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine), together with the countrys National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), established a team to evaluate the possible joint regulation of the administrative blocking of websites that distribute audiovisual content without the previous authorization of their owners. The initiative is based on providing more agility and effectiveness in the fight against piracy, since [...]

Responsible for the Mega Imagen pay TV operator in Argentina is sent to prison for illegal DirecTV contents broadcasting

As a result of a complaint filed by DirecTV for broadcasting illegal content  against the pay TV operator Mega Imagen, the Curuzu Cuatia Prosecutor’s Office (Corrientes, Argentina) ordered the prosecution and preventive detention for Joaquín Urdapilleta, owner of the company. According to what DirecTV reported in an official statement, Mega Imagen was illegally providing cable [...]

Javier Perea: ‘Content democratization led to a piracy increasement’

Javier Perea, CEO at Smart Protection, was one of the speakers who participated in Nextv CEO Latin America, leading conference organized by Dataxis, which was held last week at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami. In a one-on-one session entitled As digital piracy continues to evolve, is technology the best way to fight back?, [...]

Cotel to offer a free cable TV subscription for those who report piracy connections

The La Paz Telecommunications Cooperative (Cotel) announced it will offer its cable TV package for free for one year for those who report clandestine connections, which, according to the Bolivian newspaper La Razon, they reach 250 thousand at present, and affect the company’s economic incomes. We offer a free annual subscription for those who report [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic strengthens itself as the annual event of sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, in its first edition at the Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, is taking place in response to the growing interest in the TV technology convergence and the sports business development in the region. The conference and expo will be held next October 2nd and will focus on how new [...]

Anatel develops anti-piracy operation in 11 Brazilian states

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has developed an anti-piracy operation in 11 states of the country on Tuesday, in order to seal and confiscate equipment not legally certified. The operation managed to seize more than 23 thousand telecommunications products without legal certification. This operation is the result of a great effort that Anatels inspection team [...]

Alianza restructures itself and creates executive board to advance in combating content piracy

In an effort to more closely align with priorities for future consolidated strategies against piracy, the organization Alianza (Contra Pirateria de Television Paga) announced its restructuring with the creation of an executive board of officers. The executive board will be comprised of members from DirecTV, Discovery, ESPN, FOX and Turner, a group of content providers, [...]

Chile moves forward against illegal sports content broadcasts

Chilean Investigative Police (PDI), through its Crimes Against Intellectual Property Brigade, raided two households in the country, where equipment used to broadcast sports events from the VeoPartidos.com and FutbolChile.net websites was found. Two of those responsibles were arrested for violating both Telecommunications and Intellectual Property Laws. The websites offered sports content from several pay TV [...]