Netflix is now very tough on piracy. It reveals its plan to hire someone online with legal and internet piracy experience to manage its newly created Global Copyright Protection Group. Based in Los Angeles, it’s mission is to stop people from accessing online its original content for free. Netflix is known for its success with own series like Stranger Things, House of Cards and The Crown.
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[VIDEO]: Netflix goes on record saying HBO is not its only big threat, it’s also up against pirates.
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It is advertising a position for legal counsel in its global copyright protection division. The company is looking to expand its newly-established global copyright protection group with the addition of a manager. Read more: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/internet/204344-netflix-hiring-lawyer-to-fight-online-piracy.html
Being the clearly defined leader of the streaming medium, you’d think that the company would be diverting much of its attention towards combating the presumably a threat to its business model in piracy. However, it seems that the issue which is forcing much of the entertainment industry to adapt their old ways is simply rolling off the back of the colossal content provider. In fact, it’s looking as if Netflix have been successfully factoring user piracy into their plans! Details here: http://www.cinemablend.com/television/How-Netflix-Using-Piracy-Determine-Its-Business-Model-71434.html
Since Netflix’s priorities are shifting more to the production of original content, piracy is also turning into a more serious problem. The company wasn’t very concerned about copyright infringement in the past, but today it has its own “Global Copyright Protection Group” and an anti-piracy focus that’s on par with many major Hollywood studios. Check here: https://torrentfreak.com/netflix-gets-serious-about-its-anti-piracy-efforts-170324/
The best way to combat piracy is by offering an inexpensive, convenient way to watch TV. It should be a good and attractive alternative means of entertainment. Netflix has subscribed to this idea. At one time it claims that its low-cost streaming service helps to curb illegal activity. A notable reduction in piracy in countries where they operate such as the U.S. and Canada are noted, company spokeswoman Marlee Tart said.