Brian Stevenson

Mike Wilkinson




Security and protection of video content, as well as subscriber data, is a top priority for content owners, aggregators and distributors across the streaming media value chain. Breaches in security can not only undermine subscriber trust and confidence, but threaten revenue as well. The Privacy and Protection Working Group is focused on defining a variety of content and service-level entitlements that are implemented by the programmer or operator and enforced within the network or client to impose content and network usage rules as well as best practices on handling privacy of consumer information related to streaming video.

To create best practices on handling the privacy of consumer information and defining content entitlements.



The Streaming Video Alliance Privacy and Protection Working Group has three objectives. First, to identify critical data elements to collect for subscription-based online streaming video services; second, to describe the different methods by which to safeguard this data during storage and usage; and third, to define best practices for safeguarding video content from unauthorized access or theft.

Forensic Watermarking Implementation Challenges for Streaming Media

The piracy of online video content is a significant issue for content owners and distributors. This document explains the technology of watermarking and how it can be employed, in various methods, to secure video against theft.

Forensic Watermarking Implementation Considerations for Streaming Media (605 downloads)



The following are companies involved in the Privacy and Protection Working Group.

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The Privacy and Protection Working Group is looking for companies that have experience securing video content against theft and piracy. Get involved today to contribute your voice to the discussion!