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How to report a copyright infringement on Facebook

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Monday, Oct 19, 2020

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

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When account sharing becomes a piracy issue

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020

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. 

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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 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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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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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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Do B2B companies have to care about counterfeit issues?

Posted by Rodney Laws on Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

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).

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Hard facts about software piracy

Posted by Oyewale Damilare on Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

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.

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Is torrenting dead?

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Oct 11, 2018

Torrenting and internet piracy may be making a comeback - Red Points investigates the new research on patterns of global internet usage.

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The essential guide to copyright

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Jun 22, 2018

Our helpful guide to protecting your creative works, explaining copyright, and clearing up some confusion around the issue.

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