Much of what people say about the need to control social media seems influenced by competition to be the center of attention.
Telcos have good reason to use social media to gather data about users. However, even governments find it hard to assess the risks of placing too much reliance on that kind of data.
The term ‘piracy’ fogs the issues for comms providers and content owners. Stealing a signal is not like sailing a ship; it is made possible by tech changes that some are trying to ignore.
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.
Even little children know more about intellectual property than some of the people embarrassing our profession.
Cox used a ‘thirteen strike’ process where subscribers retained their service despite repeated downloading of pirated music.
Taking possession of a domain name is another way to prevent online piracy.
If a business tried to extort money by claiming you infringed their patent, would you be willing to fight them to a courtroom conclusion? Sandvine did, and won.
Assurance never rests, not even on Christmas Day! Neither does Commsrisk, so here is some fluff about Mariah Carey wanting a puppy whilst leaking lots of money.