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Digital Piracy

Multichannel pay providers continue to grapple with peer-to-peer sharing and illegal downloading of content and an ever-evolving strategy to fight piracy continues. Several MSOs including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Verizon Communications and AT&T U-verse have teamed with the Center For Copyright Information to alert consumers that the content they are accessing could be illegally downloaded. Hear how those programs are working and what operators are doing to expand and improve their anti-piracy policies.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 05:45
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If you are having any technical difficulties or need assistance meeting these requirements, please contact Dan Angeloro at DAngeloro@nbmedia.com.

Any further questions regarding the Webinar please contact Jonathan Eakin at jeakin@nbmedia.com.

Archived Webinar: 
$129
How does the webinar work?: 

The live audio is delivered to your location over your computer speakers. The PowerPoint presentations are presented over the Internet and are available to print out before the program. This is like a talk-radio program with visuals on the Web. You and your team will be able to have a live Q&A with all the speakers.

One (1) set of materials (you may make copies for all of the persons you invited to listen to the program)

One (1) Internet connection to the seminar

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Multichannel pay providers continue to grapple with peer-to-peer sharing and illegal downloading of content and an ever-evolving strategy to fight piracy continues. Several MSOs including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Verizon Communications and AT&T U-verse have teamed with the Center For Copyright Information to alert consumers that the content they are accessing could be illegally downloaded. Hear how those programs are working and what operators are doing to expand and improve their anti-piracy policies.

  • Find out what other multichannel pay providers are doing to curb illegal peer-to-peer sharing and downloads and what you can do to curtail digital piracy.
  • Learn about the issues surrounding digital piracy and hear about some valuable lessons you need to learn about adapting and understanding how your customers are accessing content.
  • Tackling digital piracy requires a number of initiatives considered "carrots" as well as "sticks". What is working; what’s not; and how are the initiatives adapting to technological advancements and consumer habits?

 

What equipment do I need?: 

Supported Configurations:

  • Platform/Browser Internet Explorer Firefox Chrome Safari 4.0+

    • Windows 98/ME/NT/2K/XP
    • IE6, IE7, IE8 FF3.0+ N/A N/A
    • Windows Vista IE7, IE8, IE9 FF3.0+ N/A N/A
    • Windows 7 IE8, IE9 FF3.0+ Chrome15 Safari5.1
    • Mac OS X v10.4.7+ N/A N/A N/A Safari 4.0+
  • Component System Requirements:

    • Flash Player Adobe Flash Player Version 10.2 +
  • Connection Speed

    • Audio: 100k and above
    • Video: 300k and above
  • Processor (CPU):

    •  Intel Pentium 4 2.33GHz
    • AMD Athlon™ 64 2800+ processor (or equivalent)
    • PowerPC G5 1.8GHz or faster processor
    •  RAM 512MB of free RAM
  • Other Notes:

    • Cookies Browser configuration must accept cookies
    • JavaScript Browser configuration must have Javascript enabled
    • Screen Resolution 1024 X 768
    • Audio Card 16-bit minimum
    • Video Card 65,000 colors minimum         

PRESENTERS: Internet Explorer will give you the most optimized reporting experience.

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Moderator
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K.C. Neel
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K.C. Neel has been writing about the cable television industry since 1982 covering just about every aspect of the business including technology, finance, operations, programming and social media, among other topics. She began her career at Multichannel News as a staff reporter. She worked at Electronic Media between 1988-1989 covering the cable industry for the broadcast and syndication-centric magazine. Neel was hired by Cable World in 1999 and worked there as the finance editor until 2004 when she began her freelance business. Neel resides in Castle Rock, CO, where she oversees her freelance business, and runs a bike and ski shop with her husband.
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Speaker
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Tim Sweeney
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Tim Sweeney is senior vice president, business and legal affairs, corporate at Starz. He is responsible for a wide range of legal counsel and oversight including matters pertaining to securities compliance, corporate governance, general corporate, marketing, intellectual property, finance, IT and operations/technology, HR, and new business development.
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Speaker
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Jodi Robinson
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Jodi Robinson is vice president, internet & interactive technology for Starz.  She has been responsible for the technology direction and execution of the company’s TV Everywhere platform and client applications. Robinson was just honored by Multichannel News for playing a key role in the cable industry’s pursuit of new technologies and innovative products and services.  
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Bill Frack
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Bill Frack is a a Managing Director and Partner of L.E.K., where he leads its Americas Healthcare Services practice. He has more than 26 years of consulting experience in strategy, organization, cost-effectiveness, and mergers and acquisitions.
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Jill Lesser
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Jill Lesser currently serves as the Executive Director of Center for Copyright Information (CCI). Her background includes serving as the Deputy Director of Public Policy and Director of the Civic Media Project at People for the American Way (PFAW), a Washington, D.C.-based civil liberties organization.