Category Archives: Federation Against Copyright Theft

A Million ‘Pirate’ Boxes Sold in the UK During The Last Two Years

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The Federation Against Copyright Theft, in conjunction with the police and Intellectual Property Office, has released a new report on the state of Internet piracy in the UK. Estimates suggest that at least a million set-top devices providing access to pirated material have been sold over the past two years, with 25% of the public consuming illicit content overall.

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The Things Pirates Do To Hinder Anti-Piracy Investigations

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Aside from distributing content or having a successful website, most pirates want to stay a step ahead of authorities and companies dedicated to their demise. In a new report detailing the role social media plays in spreading unlicensed content, anti-piracy outfit FACT reveals the key things pirates do to hinder their investigations.

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“Kodi Boxes Are a Fire Risk”: Awful Timing or Opportunism? (Updated)

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This week the world looked on in horror as a huge London tower block burned with residents still inside. Just a day later, a headline in UK tabloid The Sun declared ”Kodi Boxes” a fire hazard and a risk to public safety. Was that awful timing? Cautionary advice? Or flat-out anti-piracy opportunism?

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So You Want To Be An Internet Piracy Investigator?

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The Federation Against Copyright Theft, one of the UK’s most prominent anti-piracy groups, is looking to expand its team by recruiting a new Internet Investigator. The job listing provides an interesting insight into what qualities the group is looking for but doesn’t mention a salary. It better be good though, as the list of requirements is lengthy.

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