In the early days of P2P, saving money on media was a key motivator for people to pirate online. But now, with the market beginning to mature, it is the timely availability of content in convenient formats that has the ability to tackle the piracy issue. For one iconic torrent site, availability of legitimate content was to prove fatal.
Anti-piracy group FACT has presented awards to cinema staff whose actions prevented the unauthorized recording of first-run movies . A total of 17 individuals from around the UK were commended during a special ceremony at Twentieth Century Fox in London yesterday.