During the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has gone digital. People are seeking innovative ways of staying connected and entertained while remaining safe at home. Puzzles, toys, and game sales have surged. Unfortunately, piracy is also on the rise. As the world economy gradually reopens, pirates will continue to take advantage of increased demand for new content. Protecting content from piracy will be crucial to mitigating revenue loss during this unprecedented time.
If you ask over-the-top (OTT) providers who their top competitors are, their likely response is to name their biggest market rivals. But what about the pirates? …
Millions of people have been told to stay home. However, while social distancing and isolation continue to wreak havoc on the economy, streaming services is one sector of the entertainment industry that stands to receive a significant boost during this crisis..
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