Film piracy, organized crime, and terrorism

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Organized crime -- Social aspects, Terrorism -- Social aspects, Video recordings -- Pirated editions, Product counterfeiting, Piracy (Copyr
StatementGregory F. Treverton ... [et al.].
ContributionsTreverton, Gregory F.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .F554 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22679161M
ISBN 139780833045652
LC Control Number2008046084

A study of the involvement of organized-crime and terrorist groups in product counterfeiting. Case studies of film piracy illustrate the problem of criminalâ and perhaps terroristâ groups using this new high-payoff, low-risk way to fund their by: DVD film piracy is a lucrative part of the portfolios of organized crime and can fund violent crime, including terrorism.

As a crime, film piracy devalues respect for law and order, and its distribution points can become havens or protected spaces for still other crimes. Organized crime increasingly is involved in the piracy of feature films, with syndicates active along the entire supply chain from manufacture to street sales.

While crime syndicates have added piracy to their criminal portfolios, the profits from film piracy also have been used on occasion to support the activities of terrorist by: xii Film Piracy, Organized Crime, and Terrorism piracy investigators were murdered, and an attempt was made on the life of the head of the Russian Anti-Piracy Organization.

As these cases indicate, DVD piracy, which has a higher profit margin than narcotics and minimal risks of enforcement, is attractive.

This report presents the findings of research into the involvement of organized crime and terrorist groups in counterfeiting products ranging from watches to automobile parts, from pharmaceuticals to computer software. It presents detailed case studies from around the globe in one area of counterfeiting, film piracy, to illustrate the broader problem of criminal -- and perhaps terrorist Reviews: 1.

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Film Piracy, Organised Crime and Terrorism There is evidence of an advancing connection between film piracy and organized crime. Piracy is high in profit and low in risk, often taking place unnoticed by law enforcement.

Besides being a threat to the global economy, counterfeiting is a threat to public safety and national security. Study cites 'enormous profit margins,' moderate penalties Organized crime is taking on a larger role in film piracy, according to a new report from the RAND Corp.

being released Tuesday. Gregory F. Treverton discusses how organized crime is increasingly involved in the piracy of feature films, with syn.

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The contributors show that piracy is a form of fraud, a form of organized crime, a white-collar crime, a criminal activity with causes we can isolate and prevent, and a global problem.

This book examines each of these perspectives to determine how they contribute to our understanding of the issues involved.4/5(1). In case you are interested, RAND just published the following: Film Piracy, Organized Crime, and Terrorism [page pdf] This report presents the findings of research into the involvement of organized crime and terrorist groups in counterfeiting products ranging from watches to automobile parts, from pharmaceuticals to computer software.

The key document here is the MPAA-funded RAND report, Film Piracy, Organized Crime, and Terrorism, which offers “three documented cases [that provide] clear evidence that terrorist groups have used the proceeds of film piracy to finance their activities.” We are very unimpressed with these cases, but the claim clearly has political.

Maritime piracy is one element of a modern-day threat convergence that can also involve terrorism, illicit narcotics and weapons dealing, and other forms of organized crime.

Historically, piracy has long been a menace to shipping on the high seas around the world, but statistics from the year onward show a sharp spike in armed attacks. Intellectual Property Theft and Organized Crime: The Case of Film Piracy Article (PDF Available) in Trends in Organized Crime 8(4) June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Jeffrey Scott Mcillwain.

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It presents detailed case studies in one area of counterfeiting. In Russia, organized crime has gotten into the DVD piracy game, and with good reason: it offers high profit margins and little risk of arrest.

According to a new study from a U.S. think tank, the. Piracy, act of illegally reproducing or disseminating copyrighted material, such as computer programs, books, music, and films.

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Although any form of copyright infringement can and has been referred to as piracy, this article focuses on using computers to make digital copies of works for distribution over the Internet. From hackers to pirates.

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Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentional violence for political or religious purposes. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in the context of war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).

The terms "terrorist" and "terrorism" originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century but. Yakuza is the first book to reveal the extraordinary reach of Japan's Mafia. Originally published init was so controversial in Japan that it could not be published there for five years.

But in the west it has long served as the standard reference on Japanese organized crime and has inspired novels, screenplays, and criminal investigations.

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Department of Justice found that terrorist groups are using technology to commit various kinds of crimes traditionally associated with organized criminal organizations. This includes fraud, computer-related crimes, racketeering, and the creation of so-called “bootleg,” counterfeit, or illegal copies of movies, music and even software.

Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties. Those who engage in acts of piracy are called earliest documented instances of piracy were in the 14th century BC, when the Sea Peoples, a group of ocean raiders, attacked.

However, those who monetize piracy for organized crime may be contributing directly or indirectly to terrorism or related activities. .Academic and author Louise Shelley was driven to create the Washington-based Terrorism, Transnational and Corruption Center (TraCCC) in the mids because of her longstanding belief in the connection among the three phenomena.

She has published widely on these topics, and her latest book, due out in mid, entitled Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime and. The solution to piracy lies in the very nature of piracy itself. The Roman lawmaker Cicero defined piracy as a crime against civilization .