Tag: piracy

  • Why video piracy won’t die.

    Why video piracy won’t die.

    These days, piracy is king. Anyone with basic Internet skills, a broadband connection, and a low-end PC can watch every TV show and movie ever produced. Hours after a new episode premieres, it’s uploaded to a dozen different services that allow instant playback. Even live sports streams aren’t hard to find. Of course, content producers…

  • Movie piracy arms race

    A man who went to the movies with his wife in Columbus, Ohio, was subjected to a terrifying hour-long interrogation by the FBI because employees at the AMC theater saw him wearing Google Glass. They apparently thought he might be illegally taping the film and didn’t believe him when he tried to explain that the…