A new study finds that removing just one pirate site benefits creators. Help get the word out to your co-workers and friends. Share this today! A little while ago we reached out on our blog to tell you about how the removal of just one major pirate site led to... Read more

The founder of a German file sharing site made $8.2 million in just four years through advertising and subscription sales on his website, which at its peak had “some 135,000 copyright-protected films and TV series” and “up to 4 million users a day” – just one example of how websites... Read more

Since its launch in 2005, Megaupload has allegedly allowed users to download stolen work for free, generating millions of dollars in profits from ad revenue and subscription fees.  It was a business model whose success depended on the pirated property of others. Before it was shut down through an international... Read more

Yesterday, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) took a positive step toward combating rogue websites that peddle pirated and counterfeit products and content. The industry leaders reached an agreement that encourages marketers to avoid advertising on “rogue” sites dedicated to stealing others’... Read more