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Combating Geo-Piracy in the OTT Era

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  • The scale, scope and methods of geo-piracy and location fraud across various devices and touch points
  • What industry standards/technologies should be adopted to combat geo-piracy
  • How to implement these standards/technologies at the contract licensing level
  • Guidelines on ways to monitor broadcasters to ensure standards/technologies are used and maintained

As new types of devices come into play such as smart TVs, tablets, mobile phones and other streaming hardware, geolocation fraud via VPNs and DNS Proxies will continue to grow if left unchecked.

Whether you’re a rightsholder, OTT broadcaster or CDN provider, this white paper provides valuable information on how geolocation fraud is significantly impacting the entire digital content ecosystem and how you can stop it.

About GeoGuard

At GeoGuard, we focus solely on geolocation-based security and protection of digital content. As the only independently rated market leader for protection against VPNs and DNS Proxies and Hollywood Studio Approved solution, we help the OTT ecosystem stop geo-piracy and ensure rightsholders are receiving the full value for their content. For example, prior to implementing GeoGuard, we identified up to 70% of connections to one of our customer’s OTT sites as coming from VPNs.

GeoGuard provides a suite of geo-filtering solutions combined with human intelligence to stop internet users spoofing their location. GeoGuard’s solutions are based on the award-winning geolocation and geo-protection technologies that its parent company GeoComply developed for the highly-regulated and complex digital gaming industry.