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Legal Issues

Whether it’s regulatory compliance, patent lawsuits, or copyright challenges, the online video industry sees its share of legal and government issues. We’ll keep you up to date here with the latest news.

Features

Now Streaming: Video for the Government and Public Sectors

The online video revolution isn't just changing how we watch our favorite shows. Learn how video is informing and entertaining government and public sector employees.

Akamai Explains the Security Risks With Streaming Video Services

Data breaches aren't just a concern for financial platforms. Hackers also target OTT platforms. Here are three best practices for keeping subscriber data safe.

Huawei Chairman Has a Message for Trump: There Are No Back Doors

Despite the White House's accusations, Huawei tells an MWC audience it doesn't plant back doors—but that's not true for its U.S. competition.

Spotlights

Verimatrix: 2016 Online Video Industry Predictions

In this article and video interview, Tom Munro, CEO of Verimatrix, predicts what's coming in 2016 for the online video industry

Cocktail Parties at NAB 2015

Roundup of cocktail parties on-site and off, during NAB 2015

Columns

Online Educators Enjoy Generous Copyright Exemptions for Video

Schools are covered by different copyright measures than the mass public, making it easy for streaming classrooms to get around access controls.

The Chinese Streaming Market Rife With Possibilities and Pitfalls

Western publishers that want to stream video to audiences in China need to overcome unique hurdles that are more political than technical.

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Exposes Video Piracy Problems

Live streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope got bad press for allowing the fight to be pirated, but the real culprits have been around for far longer.

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