Types of Illegal Use of Content

TYPES OF ILLEGAL USE OF CONTENT

VoD

Videos on demand, videos on request, and delivery system of television programs and movies from a multimedia server to subscribers.

Violation: illegal placement of content on the server and granting of access to it to third parties without the permission of the right holder.

Online broadcasting / Streaming

Video broadcasts of the continuous TV channel signals available for viewing in real time via the Internet.

Violation: illegal placement of a signal or the reference to the channel signal on the server and granting of access to it to third parties without the permission of the right holder.

Broadcasting on cable provider network

Video broadcasts of continuous TV channel signals in real time in a cable television network.

Violation: unauthorized access to the TV channel signal at the provider’s head-end, and granting of access to it to third parties without the permission of the right holder.

Decoding satellite signal (card sharing)

Providing access to the signal of encrypted channels from a satellite.

Violation: unauthorized use of the keys to access to the channel’s signal through unauthorized devices and decoding systems, and the granting of access to third parties without the permission of the right holder.

Illegal use of programs in cafes, restaurants, hotels (HoReCa)

Video broadcasts of the continuous TV channel signal in real time on the cable / internet network of a hotel and/or on video screens in restaurants and facilities accommodating the mass presence of third parties as in public announcements.

Violation: unauthorized granting of public access to the channel’s signal to third parties without the permission of the right holder.

Incorrect reporting and underpayment for channel retransmission (under-reporting)

Violation: Infringement of contractual relations with the right holder by deliberately providing false information regarding the number of subscribers who have access to the TV channel signal in order to reduce the amount of deductions under the license.