The Notorious Market study from the US government provides an in-depth look into the most popular online piracy platforms as well as the countries that are linked to them.
Which countries are linked to most online piracy
Russia has hosted SciHub, which is widely regarded as one of the “most biggest pirate sites,” allowing illicit access to more than 70 million journal articles and academic papers.
Over the years, the Netherlands has hosted a number of sites, including Turbobit, Kinogo, and The Pirate Bay.
Vietnam has hosted the sites 123movies and GoMovies.
France, Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden
These relatively powerful EU countries have their own piracy problems, having hosted big piracy sites such as Openload and Movshare Group domains.
How are these countries dealing with online piracy?
Because their combined influence may have the greatest impact, trade groups often take the lead on enforcement and policy making.
The MPAA for Hollywood, the RIAA and IFPI for the recording and music industry, and WIPO for intellectual property in general are among the most active.
Because the groundwork is lengthy and the cost is often high, only trade associations and major corporations have pursued these hosting sites due to the problem of international law.
How do these host networks operate?
The emergence of a DMCA Ignored Hosting infrastructure has made policy enforcement more difficult. These host networks, which are the hosting equivalent of an offshore account, allow piracy sites to continue to function in the face of cease and desist orders.
Due to the legal environments of middle income and BRICS countries, enforcing anti-piracy laws worldwide can be a hard and time-consuming process.
Complex international copyright protections, corruption within the hosting country, and the stalled growth of the state’s cybercrime enforcement are all factors in the legal environment that could have an impact on anti-piracy operations.
Onsist fights Online Piracy
One of the best ways to counter Digital Media Piracy is to enlist the help of Online Piracy agencies such as Onsist. Onsist has been battling online piracy for the last decade.
Here is how Onsist has protected Lezhin Comics from South Korean online piracy.
‘Stop Losing Your Revenue to Piracy’ has always been the motto of Onsist, using advanced automated tools to report and takedown illegal online videos such as popular movies or tv series, helping streamers to go back to the source of the contents.
The vision of Onsist has always been to protect brands from all over the world against online theft and piracy. Onsist wants people not to fear losing their content to pirates, counterfeiters and other digital threats.
Onsist finds and removes illegal copies of your content and protects your revenue with anti-piracy protection.
Find pirated content in three ways
- Monitoring Engines
Anti-Piracy Engines that will crawl the web for infringements 24/7
- Piracy Database
A database of scraped piracy sites for easy content detection
- Trained Experts
Experts to manually reach places a bot cannot
Report and remove content when it’s found
- Send Out Notices
Illegal content is reported to the infringing sites
- Contact hosting
Hosting providers will be notified of infringements
- Clean up search engines
Google, Bing, and other search engines will be cleaned
Report The Results
Get notified of findings and removals
- Live Statistics
Get live feedback on found and reported infringements
- Detailed Results
Check out the status of each and every URL that’s found
- Weekly Reports
Receive weekly reports on what’s been found and removed