Online piracy is a global concern — almost a pandemic of its own. This was emphasized by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) in the State of Piracy Summit held in November.
“Piracy used to be seen by many as just a ‘cost of doing business’ — a loss variable that had to be factored into P&L… However, with streaming piracy now a direct competitor to our industry, investing in anti-piracy measures should become the new ‘cost of doing business’. To address the challenges of syndicated piracy, collaboration remains key and working with local coalitions and partners such as Globe Telecom is as important as working collaboratively as part of an international network,” CAP General Manager Neil Gane said at the summit.(more…)