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The world is gripped by COVID-19 - the artist formerly known as the coronavirus - and whether you fall on the side of ‘it’s not as bad as the flu’ or you’re busily stockpiling for an impending zombie apocalypse, the one thing we can all agree on is that in three short...


EUIPO releases a study examining online copyright infringement

As the authority on digital piracy, MUSO was approached by the EUIPO to embark on the first data-driven analysis of digital piracy and consumption of copyright-infringing TV, film and music across the 28 EU member states.


Digital piracy is defined as the unauthorized use of another's work

Digital piracy is defined as the unauthorized use or reproduction of another's work. A pirate is defined as a person who appropriates or reproduces the work of another for profit without permission, usually in contravention of a patent or copyright.

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As the global authority in digital piracy, MUSO will be at MIPCOM. Chris Elkins, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer and Chris Anderson, Head of Film & TV, will be there to demonstrate how MUSO piracy data can drive value, provide insight and help protect digital content.

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Choosing Shoes or Subscriptions?

As featured on Forbes.

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What Next For Streaming Services In The Age Of Cancel Culture?

As featured on Forbes.


New release: multiple users & permissions for your team

In the last six months, you told us you wanted to give more people access to the tools and information available through the MUSO dashboard. We’re now excited to release multiple users, meaning you can work more effectively with your team and those that care about your...

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MUSO reveals the most torrented films in May

MUSO tracks unlicensed file-sharing of film content across the torrent network. Here's the titles that were most popular in the month of May.

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Visualising the Game of Thrones torrenting phenomenon

MUSO, the authority on digital piracy, collected and published data on thepiracy of Game of Thrones Season 8. We achieved this by mapping together multiple data sources to “triangulate the truth” of piracy activity on the year’s most hotly anticipated TV series.

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Publishing under threat as demand for illegal content rises over 2018

MUSO, the authority on digital piracy, has revealed that the publishing sector saw a significant rise in the number of visits to illegal channels, from 19.66bn in 2017 to 21.83bn in 2018, a rise of over 11%, whilst many other sectors saw an overall year on year decline.


DRM – the cracks are starting to show

As Capcom’s Devil May Cry 5 iscracked and piratedon its first day of release, we must question whether preventative Digital Rights Management (DRM) is the right approach to the problem of game piracy, says Adam Hitchen, Technical Services Executive at MUSO.

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What happens when we get Film and TV subscription fatigue?

Originally seen in Forbes