Using blockchain to halt digital piracy

Content owners are now able to trace and track copyright infringements or data breaches back to their source, plugging leaks in their networks with precision.

18 July 2019

In the past, only the largest movie studios and distributors could afford forensic watermarking, but South Africa’s Custos Media Technologies is changing the game. Using patented blockchain technology with forensic watermarking, Custos is hoping to shape the future of Digital Rights Management (DRM) and content security.

Companies that wish to protect video, audio, e-books, or documents can integrate with Custos’ API to register, assign, and monitor media items – with minimal impact on their existing workflow.

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