Piracy / DMCA Takedowns
Digital Millennium Copyright Act, is an act created by the US to protect the digital works that appear on the internet, it’s in principle a legal foundation for rights management.
Access to all your favourite films, pictures, music has never been so easy with the explosion of thousands of websites that illegally stream content. VPN’s and torrent websites are making it a secure gateway of getting around the media copyright laws. It had become commonplace and second nature to look on the internet to download and copy the media that is required.
Using Limewire, the Pirate Bay, BitTorrent and Putlocker software site has been used over the past decade to download, whether a piece of software, programme or media file that you require. The statistic for using these easy to use sites is transferred into almost 70% of online users to that there is nothing wrong in their piracy.
Other shocking statistics include:
- 98.8% of Data transferred using P2P networks is copyrighted;
- 22% of all global Internet bandwidth is used for Online Piracy;
- 95% of music downloaded online is illegal;
- $12.5 billion in economic losses each year due to piracy in the music industry; and
- Websites hosting pirated content receive more than 146 million visitors per day.
Copyright infringement affects all aspects of life, whether you are an individual or a business. Theft is theft, whether online or not. Your content doesn’t have to be registered; the content cannot be used without your permission. By the very nature of being produced by you, they are considered protected.
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