Latin America: Satellite TV providers monitoring piracy of programing

Posted on April 23, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Latin America News

Attempt to curb TV piracy in Latin America, including Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, and Peru reported that Satellite television providers in the Southern Cone of Latin America have joined and formed the Alliance Against Pay TV Piracy. The association’s goals is to establish an extensive network of industry collaboration in the fight against piracy through the use illegal decoders Free to Air (FTA).

The association was formed Miami in 2013, and brings together programmers, operators and technology providers in the industry in Latin America:
Directv PanAmerican
Claro Chile COlombia, Ecuador, and Peru
SKY Brazil
HBO Latin America Group
FOX International Channels Latin America
Turner Broadcasting System Latin America
Win Sports
Media Networks Latin America

The agency also reported that new technologies have facilitated the crimes that the Alliance has faced. “A hundred daily decoders sold FTA that through innovative systems and additional devices called Key Sharing permit, either through satellite signal as through the Internet, enable encrypted programming release and thus access the same service many pay legitimately “they say. Read Article

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