The sports media rights “bubble” is about to burst because of global broadcast piracy and the business model will have to be overhauled
The first episode of much-awaited Games of Thrones Season 7 was released earlier this week receiving over sixteen million views on official channels – the most in the history of the network. Game of Thrones, based on the "A Song of Ice and Fire" books by George R. R. Martin, is a sprawling epic, dealing with court intrigue, fantasy wars and dragons. The hit series has broken several piracy records and has been named as the most illegally download show since the last five years, and so far there has been plenty of…
WASHINGTON: Google said that its efforts to fight online piracy have yielded $2 billion paid out to copyright holders whose content is shown on its YouTube platform.
ROME: An Italian marine who Indian prosecutors accuse of murdering two fishermen during an anti-piracy mission returned home on Saturday after four years in custody in New Delhi.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pirate attacks on the high seas continue to fall but a global watchdog warned Wednesday of "unacceptable violence" by seaborne bandits off West Africa.
MUMBAI: Actress Kriti Sanon posted a series of angry tweets after a passenger sitting next to her on a flight brazenly started watching a pirated copy of one of her films.
LOS ANGELES: Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" and Disney's animated fantasy hit "Frozen" were the two most pirated films of 2014, according to a firm tracking illegal downloads.