The “black box” transmits movies, TV and streaming services like Netflix at a fraction of the usual cost. It’s highly popular — and completely illegal.
This article is adapted from AQ’s print issue on piracy in Latin America Trade and intellectual property (IP) have been bound together for a long time. The first major international agreement on intellectual property dates back to 1883 with the signing of the Paris Convention. The treaty was formed after inventors refused to participate in … Read more
Sometimes governments act to stop piracy. Sometimes they don’t. Here are two stories that show very different outcomes.