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VO accidentally says “anti-piracy is easy, you don’t need us”

There is no hiding from the exacerbation of piracy – with 2019 seeing illegal practices wreak havoc, particularly on live sports and none more so than beIN Sports. With the arrival of new content formats, new hacking techniques and a shifting trend from open to closed piracy, we turned to Viaccess-Orca this week for some advice on how to weather future piracy storms. During a webinar called Defining and Executing a Piracy Management Strategy, it wasn’t long before Faultline had a bone to pick. While laying out a three-step process to anti-piracy strategy, Viaccess-Orca’s CSO Dr. Guillaume Forbin, formerly of OSN and Disney, casually said that operators could easily build an anti-piracy intelligence system in-house to identify weaknesses within their…

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