StreamSafely: Anti-Piracy Campaign or Multi-Million Dollar Marketing Machine?
A new phase of the StreamSafely.com anti-piracy campaign is underway. Visitors to the portal are advised that pirate streaming sites aren’t what they seem and the content on offer acts as a smoke-screen for credit card fraud, identity theft, and so much more. But what about the entities behind the StreamSafely campaign; who are they and what’s in it for them? Indeed, about that….
In the unlikely event people haven’t noticed, the internet isn’t what it used to be. In so many ways it has already surpassed our wildest dreams but in common with the physical world, threats to personal safety are inevitable and significant.
Online security is the headline theme of the StreamSafely anti-piracy campaign and this week the U.S. Government’s Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPRCenter) and Hollywood’s Motion Picture Association (MPA) revealed two new PSAs to boost the campaign’s visibility.
“There are piracy sites that appear legitimate and safe, but most are operated by global crime syndicates,” said Jan van Voorn, MPA’s Chief of Global Content Protection and head of ACE.
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