Social media is a slippery zone when it comes to copyright infringement. Some may feel that Facebook and copyright infringement go together like two peas in a pod, especially with Facebook Marketplace scams and the recent growth of social commerce with Facebook Shops.
Account sharing goes against a digital product’s terms of service and costs billions of dollars to the industry per year. People may share account credentials casually with their friends, or cybercriminals can obtain credentials on the dark web to resell. Either way, it’s an issue many companies face.
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?
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.
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.
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.
If we mention counterfeiting, it’s likely that you think of a B2C environment — and that makes sense. It’s common for a B2C sale to be a one-off event, with the buyer never returning to the seller. It’s also common for a B2C buyer to be sufficiently uninformed that they never realize they bought a fake (or realize too late to do anything about it).
Online piracy is most commonly associated with films and music. But software piracy is a widespread and often ignored side of the issue, one that brands often struggle to prevent.
Torrenting and internet piracy may be making a comeback - Red Points investigates the new research on patterns of global internet usage.