Understanding Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs)

CASBAA provides a brief summary on understanding how Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) operate, a major issue in the Asia-Pacific TV industry. ISD delivery of content through illegitimate means is highly damaging to creative industries. Devices that receive streamed content are illegally distributed without authorization from rights-holder and therefore violate a number of copyright laws. The following paper will give a breakdown on the different features of illicit streaming servers how they can be distinguished from legitimate TV devices.


Briefing Paper on Understanding Illicit Streaming Devices