Q&A: Emerging Anti-Piracy Technologies

Spencer Stephens, EVP Chief Technology Officer of Sony Pictures must provide technology leadership across a wide range of platforms. He talks about the issues he faces in this interview. 

Square Enix: DRM Boosts Profits and Is Here to Stay

One of the world's largest gaming companies says DRM is a necessary part of doing business and isn't going away anytime soon. This is an interview with Adam Sullivan of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a Japanese video game developer, publisher and distribution company that is best known for its role-playing video game franchises such as Final Fantasy.

Adam spoke with Ernesto Van Der Ser of TorrentFreak, describing how although he understands that DRM shouldn't interfere with gaming and there is currently no perfect solution, at the end of the day profit dictates that the controversial practice remains.

The Key to Collaboration Between In House & Outside Counsel

Has your firm been able to reach the peak of collaboration with its outside counsel? How does it manage international and cross border patent law? We interviewed a Senior Patent Counsel at GlaxoSmithKline who is an expert in outside counsel and international patent law.

For Zynga, Anti-Piracy Efforts Aren’t Fun & Games

In this interview, Ted Hasse, Corporate Counsel IP at Zynga discusses the importance of cooperation between stakeholders in fighting digital piracy. He also shares his thoughts on the most prevalent deficiencies and barriers to copyright protection and some of the most recent developments in copyright protection.

How to Turn Pirates Into Consumers

Richard Atkinson, Adobe’s Director of Worldwide Anti-Piracy, is one of the industry’s foremost experts. During his lengthy career, Richard has led efforts to fight piracy, cyber-threats and cyber-warfare with the likes of Disney, Electronic Arts and Northrup Grumman.

Detection is the Key to Prevention

Strategies for protecting content against rapidly evolving piracy and cyber-attack threats are discussed in this interview with Ralph Echemendia, CEO of Red Edigital. Ralph also touches on how he determines where vulnerabilities lie in an organization’s content protection and distribution delivery systems and his thoughts on the future of content protection.

5 Ways the Future of Combating Piracy Will Change

Case law precedent is developing in a favorable manner for rights holders. Judgments are coming down across the globe in favor of copyright owners, shining a light on the criminality of piracy to the delight of those affected by copyright infringement. One of this years Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit’s distinguished speakers, Simon Brown, Director od Content Protection/Anti-Piracy at the Film Content Protection Agency (FCPA), speaks to us further about:

•One of the most impactful piracy cases from the last year.

•The most innovative technologies on the market.

•And, the 5 ways combatting piracy will change within the next 2-5 years.

Vigilant Identification & Proactive Piracy Protection Methods

Finding proper methods of protecting content during the production, pre-release stages, and thereafter is becoming increasingly difficult as hacker and pirates alike are rapidly adapting to the perimeters put in place to keep them at bay. Cyril Rickelton-Abdi is the Sr. Director of Content Security at Turner Broadcasting System, and ahead of this year’s 8th Annual Anti-Piracy and Content Protection Summit on June 26-28 in Los Angeles, California he discusses;

  • Ways to identify and target potential piracy threats
  • Best practices for proactive security audits on the chain of custody pre and post release
  • Some of the most innovative technologies on the market
  • And where he sees the future of combatting piracy within the next 2-5 years