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.
Our helpful guide to protecting your creative works, explaining copyright, and clearing up some confusion around the issue.
Finding free content in the publishing world is a practice that pre-dates the digital revolution, even before the emergence of the internet. So, how does it happen?
Porn piracy is posing a very real threat to the pornographic industry, but it’s a problem largely sidelined outside of the industry.
Textbooks and academic journals have unwittingly provoked a market for pirate book websites. Is it too late to save the hurting publishing industry?
Video games are increasingly being cracked by pirates on or even before their release day. With copy protection failing, is it game over for developers?
Many rights owners now view copyright infringement as an inevitability, but we think otherwise - here’s 7 reasons why pirates will lose the copyright war:
The Mayweather-McGregor fight was one of the most pirated events ever, but it’s just one foul of many in the growing problem of sports piracy.