Trademarked brands are withdrawing goods from online retailers like Amazon because they are upset with the sale of counterfeits.
Obtaining a good copy of video and audio content is hard enough; subtitles place an additional demand on pirates.
Telkomsel created a YouTube video showing the gear used by a bypass fraudster, but later decided the video was not suitable for an external audience.
If you enable somebody else’s business, you can also be held responsible for the mishaps that afflict them.
GVG is being employed to implement a pan-African roaming settlement platform. Will it stop fraud and prevent African telecoms revenue being leaked overseas?
Even little children know more about intellectual property than some of the people embarrassing our profession.
It is alleged the revenue assurance system deployed by Malawi’s regulator can be used to spy on phone users.
Should social networks monitor for comments that are similar to those they have previously been forced to remove?
Arguably telcos are being bullied into doing deals with Viber to secure some revenue from OTT bypass traffic.
In the absence of any professional body that can impose ethical standards of behavior, a lawless attitude to intellectual property continues to dominate revenue assurance.