Tag Archives: VOD

Illicit streaming devices are more popular than ever, and hackers are taking note

What was once a fringe phenomenon has entered the mainstream, with 12 million homes in North America actively using illicit streaming devices. A Digital Citizens survey found that 13 percent of Americans report having a piracy device in their homes. Yet millions of consumers are unaware of their own cybersecurity vulnerabilities. These unsuspecting users represent a target-rich environment for online hackers seeking to steal personal information. – Liam Sigaud, The Hill » http://bit.ly/2JtUzZf
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YouTuber Sends Lawyer After UFC to Stop ‘Unfair’ Takedown Notices

Frustrated by the continued takedowns, MacKay decided to take a stand. He reached out to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to help him address the matter. The EFF was happy to oblige and this week attorney Alex Moss sent a letter to the UFC, demanding that it stops sending unwarranted notices. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » http://bit.ly/2VHIdmW

Facebook unveils a ‘one-strike’ policy for live streaming violations

The policy applies not just to violations on Facebook Live streaming alone. Users could also be banned from live streaming if they share links to statements from terrorist groups without any context, for instance. Rosen said that Facebook plans to expand the restrictions to other parts of the platform and soon, users who violate its standards will no longer be able to create ads. – Steve Dent, Engadget » https://engt.co/2LKPYUB
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