Tackling online-video piracy requires innovative tactics

Online-video piracy is not going away. Despite efforts to clamp down on the problem, illegal content is prolific on the Web, with files available for download through torrent sites or even on major sites, including YouTube. While SVOD (subscription video on demand) and transactional VOD (TVOD) services appear to have slowed the incidence of illegal downloads, finding such content is still easy, even with preventive measures in place and occasional awareness campaigns. For more on the problem, see this special report.