SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (RIHT), a leading provider of data analytics and litigation services, as well as copyright infringement protection services to support artists and owners of copyrighted property, is pleased to highlight a recent feature on DSLReports, a digital site covering the latest on ISP reviews, news & tech information.
The piece titled, "New ISP Anti-Piracy Plan Could Involve Hijacking Your Browser" cites Rightscorp's increase in progress in discussions with top ISPs on implementing a system to address holding their users accountable for alleged infringers of copyrighted content. A major catalyst for this was driven by the ruling of a February 2017 case with BMG and Cox Communications, in which Cox was fined up to $25 million for damages and $8 million in legal fees resulting from piracy and third-party infringements.
To access the full article in its entirety, please visit: http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/New-ISP-AntiPiracy-Plan-Could-Involve-Browser-Hijacks-139767
About Rightscorp, Inc.
Rightscorp (RIHT) is a leading provider of data and analytic services to support artists and owners of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP). The Company's patent pending digital loss prevention technology focuses on the infringement of rights to digital content such as music, movies, software, books and games and ensures that the rights of owners and creators are protected. Rightscorp works closely with its clients to develop programs of education and notice, and as necessary to pursue copyright infringers for their illegal file sharing activities via notifications sent through Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The Company's technology identifies copyright infringers, who are provided information about copyrights and the importance of Intellectual Property and offered a reasonable opportunity to terminate their activities and pay a nominal settlement option that is generally a fraction of the statutory minimum in an effort to avoid the need for expensive litigation. With minimum statutory penalties of $750 and up to $150,000 per infringement, Rightscorp's technology and process of notice allows all parties to efficiently and economically address copyright infringement without the costs and burdens of litigation. Based on the fact that 22% of all Internet traffic is used to distribute copyrighted content without permission or compensation to the creators, Rightscorp's technology and process provides one of the best and most cost efficient means of addressing this issue for both the artists and those who have infringed their works.
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