Oscars 2019: Roma and other Best Picture nominees gaining plenty of pirate attention
An Academy Award is one of the highest honours anyone in the film industry can receive, but it can attract some potentially unwanted attention too. Piracy-tracking firm MUSO has found that an Oscar nomination is a sure-fire way to send piracy activity through the roof.
Tracking stream ripper demand with MUSO Discover
MUSO’s new ‘Piracy by Industry’ Dashboard allows for comparison of trends month-on-month, breaking down the data by industry, region, date and delivery method. This reveals new insight around the changes in behaviour of unlicensed audiences and the impact of anti-piracy strategies.
Piracy Data: From Global View to Macroeconomic Trends
Over the last 20 years, piracy was the disruptor that transformed the music industry: recorded music revenues are now reporting solid growth in the US, largely in part because of the ‘streaming age’ which many are likening to the next format age in music, after vinyl, tape, CD and downloads – streaming revenues now account for a lionshare of total US music industry revenue.
YouTube Launches YouTube Music: a piracy fighter?
Another week, another streaming service launched. Entering the mix this week is Google’s YouTube, which has announced a music streaming service that will offer both videos and audio tracks for $9.99 month, as well as a free ad-supported option - YouTube Music.
MUSO supporting EUIPO’s Economic Impact Study on Piracy
MUSO, the authority on digital piracy, and EUIPO, acting through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, have embarked on a project to assess the economic impact of digital infringement across the European Union, with MUSO providing the key underlying data for the EUIPO study.
Game of Thrones Season 7 Pirated over 1 Billion Times
MUSO has been tracking Game of Thrones activity across piracy networks since the Season 7 premiere and can reveal that Season 7 of Game of Thrones had exceeded one billion illegal downloads and streams across piracy channels by the 3rd September 2017.