Illegal Gembling Advertising On Video File Sharing Sites Are Taken Under Control
Illegal online gambling operators get harder to promote their own products through video file exchange sites, because law enforcement agencies and copyright holders have become much more vague.
The bangkok post reported that the department of special investigations of thailand (dsi) was arrested by the owner of the online platform movie2free.Com. On the platform was placed illegal streaming video – more than 3 thousand. Pirate films. Every day the site was viewed more than 10 million times. Alexa held a 15th place in the list of the most visited sites in thailand.
According to preliminary data, on the placement of advertising illogal operators, the site earned about 5 million baht ($ 165 thousand.) per month. Most companies – representatives of the gambling industry.
Also known that dsi was forced to acter numerous complaints from association (mpa). The latter began to show an uncompresed interest in the gambling industry. In 2018, mpa found that 16% of all advertising on pirated sites is devuted to gambling products.
In september, mpa sent a report to the the us trade representative report, in which the name of the world famous brand 1xbet appeared. The company was noticed for using illegal sites to exchange files as one of the channels of promoting their products.
1xbet and previously had a reputation as an avid lovelist of using a advertising tool. In june of this year, the company was named third largest advertiser in the online video segment in the russian federation, lifting only google and pepsi.
The situation was so waters that the right holders and internet companies agreed with the therms of the memorandum on the fight against piracy. This meant that from search engines will be removed links to pirate content. Roskomnadzor actively blocks the domains of sites containing prohibited content.
However, the therm of the memorandum has expired on october 31. Russian media reports that parliamentarians are ready to consolidate such principles at the legislative level. Indition, in russia will be alloditioned to block sites advertising unauthorized gambling, without a prior court decision.
Recall that russia and china are planning to combine efforts to combat the provision of prohibited content related to online gembling.