‘Pirate Sites & Copyright Holders Can Both Profit From Advertising’ #Copyright_HoldersApril 23, 2019
Anti-piracy company DMCAForce is trying to unite copyright holders with torrent and streaming sites.
Instead of asking for content to be removed, it’s experimenting with an advertising revenue share model.
Today, the company’s CEO Mark Bauman explains why it prefers this approach.
Where many companies in the advertising industry do their best to avoid sites that are linked to piracy, the San Diego-based company takes the opposite approach.
“DMCAForce recently launched a new way for File Sharing sites to work with content creators.
Where you as the file sharing site can distribute their content for free, but in exchange provide the advertising space around the product,” the email read.
DMCAForce had clearly seen our article, as the company used it in its communication to prospective clients, which prompted us to reach out.
When copyright holders have to pay to remove content and site owners lose appealing content and advertising space, nobody wins.
So, instead of removing content through takedown notices, the company now offers to show ads around it, with the websites and rightsholders sharing the revenue.
This works well, Bauman said.
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