CAP

Selling Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) in Hong Kong is illegal

Following Hong Kong Customs’ successful raid on suppliers of an illegal TV box service, one box reseller from Apliu Street, Sham Shui Po was convicted of copyright and conspiracy to defraud offences and given a jail sentence of 21 months. Two persons, found to be re-transmitting illegal broadcasts of popular TV channels, were also convicted of copyright and conspiracy to defraud offences and given jail sentences of 21 and 27 months respectively.

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Avia

Louis Boswell Appointed CEO, CASBAA

Louis Boswell, senior media and digital business leader in Asia, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, CASBAA, the Association said today. Boswell will begin his tenure on 1 January 2018, succeeding outgoing CEO Christopher Slaughter.

By Casbaa, ago
CAP

Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) and CASBAA’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) close down Australian illicit streaming device operation

Following a joint investigation in Australia by the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) and CASBAA’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) a large supplier of IPTV set-top boxes, pre-loaded to play pirated movies, television shows, sports programming, and other content has had these operations closed down in Australia.

By Casbaa, ago
Casbaa

CASBAA Announces New Board of Directors

CASBAA, Asia’s largest non-profit media association serving the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry, today announced the election of several new Directors to its Board, and the return of a number of long-serving Directors.

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C-band

CASBAA Convention 2017 – Day 1 Wrap-up

The CASBAA Convention 2017 in Macau kicked off this morning with welcoming remarks from Joe Welch, CASBAA Board Chairman and SVP Public Affairs Asia, 21st Century Fox, during which he highlighted the association’s escalating efforts to curb the on-going regional revenue leakage caused by piracy.

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CAP

Asian content creators and distributors unite to create the Coalition Against Piracy targeting Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs)

CASBAA, the leading Asian trade body serving the pay TV industry, today announced formation of the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), a major initiative to coordinate industry resources in the fight against rampant content theft. It also announced the appointment of Neil Gane, an industry veteran in content protection, as the General Manager of CAP. Gane will direct CAP enforcement actions to disrupt, diminish and dismantle pirate enterprises across the region.

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CAP

New Study Sheds Light on Singapore’s Illicit Streaming Device (TV Box) Epidemic

Despite major growth in the number and range of legal online content choices available to them, recent studies have found Singaporeans to be among the top consumers of pirated online content around the world. A new consumer research study released today by research company, Sycamore, at a CASBAA-sponsored event further examined online piracy behaviour within Singapore and found several striking trends.

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