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Cybercrime: Which ones are the most common threats today?

Posted by Guillermo Berasategui on Friday, May 22, 2020

Cybercrime can take many forms but they all have the digital environment in common. In general terms a good cybercrime definition would be: Offences committed to harm the reputation or cause physical or mental harm to the victim, using computers and/or networks such as the Internet or mobile networks.

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Tips on how to protect your online courses

Posted by Lisa Sedlmayr on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

So you are a teacher, a graphic designer, a developer, or any other type of content creator but you are not sure whether to share your content online because you are afraid it will get copied?

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How to choose the right Brand Protection solution

Posted by Jing Li on Friday, May 15, 2020

Never before have brands been under so much pressure to protect themselves. The growing demand in light of COVID-19 has increased an impressive 146% year-over-year growth in all U.S. & Canadian online retail orders. Consumers are rapidly adapting themselves to digitalisation, purchasing most things online. This rise in ecommerce demand has been coupled with the rise of cybercrime. Counterfeiters flood into all kinds of online existence as it's hard for consumers to tell whether they are buying a fake product or not. This potent combination of a rise in global demand and faster but less accountable distribution platforms has resulted in brands seeing 41% rise in cybercrime during Covid-19

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The Day After COVID-19: Preparing for the future of ecommerce

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

We all know COVID-19 has shaken up economic markets and daily life for many people and businesses around the globe. While it’s hard to find any unaffected aspect of our lives, the virus has had a marked effect on the world of ecommerce. 

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How Telegram is used to pirate books, magazines and textbooks

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Telegram was the app set to become a household name when it launched in 2013, but since losing first place to WhatsApp it has found favour in some of the more niche online communities. The app prides itself on being the most private solution for instant messaging, which makes it a popular choice for sharing pirated content.

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7 Dangerous counterfeit products you should never buy

Posted by Laetitia Woue on Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020

Counterfeit products are low-quality imitations of original items. Shoes that should last over a year look worn out in months, headphones with awful sound quality, or worse products that do not meet health and safety standards. While the quality of counterfeit items can sometimes come close to the authentic products they aim to mimic, the money that customers save on products sometimes comes at a tremendous cost. 

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Pitfalls and opportunities: How to monetize your content on Youtube

Posted by Erika Gonçalves on Friday, Apr 24, 2020

As the world's largest video-sharing platform, YouTube enables users to create, stream, and share their work. However, content owners may also find that their work is being used and shared via YouTube without their permission. While this raises important questions on  copyright infringement, there’s also some benefits associated with these types of usage. 

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The web's pandemic: Scams, clickbait, and opportunists.

Posted by Guillermo Berasategui on Thursday, Apr 9, 2020

As a company whose mission is to make the Internet a safer place for brands and consumers, over the past weeks we have witnessed a concerning increase in the dangers of the Internet, with bad actors taking advantage of the current global health crisis.

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7 Do's and Don'ts when entering the Chinese Market

Posted by Lisa Sedlmayr on Friday, Apr 3, 2020

Overseas expansion is an exhilarating prospect for many businesses — and a pressing, sometimes daunting reality for others. Utilizing partners and distributors is a tried and tested method of expanding a company, both internationally and domestically. However, counterfeiters can create serious problems for authentic businesses and compromise relationships with distributors, retailers, and other partners.

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What is Google’s Trusted Copyright Removal program?

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

Red Points is a member of Google’s Trusted Copyright Removal Program. Here’s what the Program does, and what it means for our clients.

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