The Cost of Piracy

Pirated content affects the bottom lines of content companies, service providers, and content creators through lost revenues and lost asset value. This report examines previous piracy incidents and the lessons learned, current piracy and content security concerns, and future piracy threats to the content industry. The report includes a five-year forecast of revenues lost due to pirated content.

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1.0          Report Summary

1.1          Purpose of Report

1.2          Scope of Report

1.3          Research Approach/Sources

2.0          Piracy in the Connected World

2.1          Economic Impact of Intellectual Property Theft

2.2          Technology Enablers of Video Piracy

2.3          Consumer Trends Exploited by Piracy

3.0          Content Security Technology

3.1          Identification and Tracking Technology

3.2          Restriction Technology

3.3          Penalties for Piracy

3.4          Profiles of Select Content Security Solutions Providers

4.0          Forecast

4.1          Forecast Methodology

4.2          Forecast

5.0          Implications and Recommendations

5.1          Video Service Providers

5.2          Content Owners

5.3          Security Solutions Providers

6.0          Appendix

6.1          Glossary

6.2          Index

Broadband Penetration by Region
Use of VPN to Watch Out-of-market Video by Country
Innovation in Piracy Technology
OTT Service Subscriptions
Subscription OTT Service Penetration by Country
Netflix Subscriptions by Country
Holder of OTT Subscription
Use of OTT Service Subscription Paid by Someone Outside the Home
Comparison of Third-party DRM Systems
Cisco Company Profile
Civolution Company Profile
Ericsson Company Profile
Irdeto Company Profile
The Kudelski Group Company Profile
Verimatrix Company Profile
Viaccess-Orca Company Profile
Forecast Methodology: Lost Revenue to Credential Sharing
Forecast: Potential Revenue Lost due to Credential Sharing

Publish Date: 2Q 2015

Pages: 57

Authored By:
Glenn Hower - Senior Analyst

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