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Does the end of IP-based geo-blocking mean the end to VPNs used for geo-piracy?


We received an interesting and somewhat misguided response in the form of an article to the recent testimony of our sister company GeoComply regarding the Michigan House of Representatives Regulatory



Very interesting blog post by our partner Akamai Technologies on how rightsholders are protected from geo-piracy and geolocation fraud using their Enhanced Proxy Detection solution, powered by GeoGuard. Click here

Is Sky Sports Formula One Price Drop A Race to the Bottom?


With the recent price drop of Sky Sports F1 channel from €18 to €11.50, we ask: did Sky fall victim to F1 TV’s lack of territorial protection for their premium

BeIN Black Flags Formula One for Not Protecting Broadcasters from Piracy


As widely reported, BeIN Sports has opted out of the bidding for the Formula One television rights in the Middle East region. The main reason for their decision was that

GeoGuard Presenting at the MESA Europe Content Protection Summit, London


GeoGuard will be presenting a session on “How to Stop Geo-Piracy and Geolocation Fraud via VPNs and DNS Proxies” at the MESA Europe Content Protection Summit, London on November 14th

Light is Streaming Through Eleven Sports’ FA Blackout Strategy


In September, Eleven Sports aired Barcelona vs. Athletic Bilbao on its UK OTT streaming service, in a clear breach of the long-standing blackout restriction placed on UK broadcasters by the

GeoGuard at SMPTE 2018


GeoGuard will be presenting a session on “Stopping Geolocation Fraud Via ‘Rented’ Residential IPs to Protect Territorial Content Rights” at the SMPTE Conference in Los Angeles on October 25! If you’re attending

GeoGuard at IBC 2018


The GeoGuard team will be attending IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, discussing the latest threats caused by VPN-based geolocation spoofing and how our solutions help studios, rightsholders and premium OTT broadcasters enforce the

Does Content Have Value If You Don’t Protect It?


In an article recently published in OTT Executive Magazine, content licensing veteran Hugh Dobbie asks a simple question: Does content have value if you don’t protect it? In the article,

VPN and Proxy Detection – Best Practices for Premium Video Streaming


Excellent article from our partner Akamai on best practices for premium video streaming, discussing the need for rightsholders to protect themselves against unauthorized viewing by enforcing geographical rights through the

GeoGuard shortlisted for the Content Innovation Awards in the OTT TV Technology of the Year category


GeoGuard’s studio approved VPN/DNS Proxy detection solution has made the shortlist for the prestigious Content Innovation Awards in the OTT TV Technology of the Year category. The winner will be

VPNs Used Primarily to Access Geo-Restricted Content


The latest worldwide VPN usage report by GlobalWebIndex identifies accessing geo-restricted entertainment content as still the #1 motivation for VPN users. While preserving anonymity is important for North American VPN users, access to better