Piracy is the biggest challenge for Vietnam’s OTT market – News VietNamNet

Piracy is the biggest challenge for Vietnam’s OTT market VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic OTT market is entering a period of stiff competition with copyright posing the biggest pressure. The OTT market has entered a period of stiff competition OTT (over the top) is a term used to refer to applications and content such as audio and video that are provided on the Internet.

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Facebook fails to stop users from sharing pirated movies

Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundred of thousands of users and the social media giant’s automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported. According to the Business Insider, these Facebook groups make no attempt to conceal catalogs brimming with the latest blockbusters like “Ant Man and the Wasp” and “A Quiet Place.”

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FCC asks Amazon and eBay to stop selling fake pay TV boxes

On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and eBay CEO Devin Wenig asking their companies to help remove the listings for fake pay TV boxes from their respective websites. These boxes often falsely bear the FCC logo, the letter informed, and are used to perpetuate “intellectual property theft and consumer fraud.”

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TV Broadcaster Wants App Stores Blocked to Prevent Piracy – TorrentFreak

A Hong Kong-based broadcaster involved in a blocking application at Federal Court in Australia has requested a drastic action to reduce piracy. TVB is trying to restrict access to an IPTV service which operates via an Android app but in addition to targeting specific domains, it also wants app stores carrying the app – but which also carry non-infringing content – to be blocked as well.

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