4.00 PM - 4.30 PM
Aula Magna

The Jack Sparrow's 101: History, Current Status, and Future of Piracy in Broadcasting

Javi B @ Pompeu Fabra University

Dive into the captivating tale of digital piracy in “The Jack Sparrow’s 101: History, Current Status, and Future of Piracy in Broadcasting.” This talk chronicles piracy’s evolution, from its early days in media to the intricate world of video streaming platforms. Delve into the motivations fueling piracy and dissect contemporary techniques, with a specific focus on the video streaming industry. Real-world case studies illuminate the challenges faced by creators, distributors, and consumers alike. Exploring the economic and creative impact of piracy, this presentation navigates through innovative anti-piracy strategies and ethical dilemmas. Join us for a thought-provoking exploration of piracy’s past, present, and future in the context of the dynamic media landscape.

Javi has more than ten years of experience in the video streaming industry. From leading technical product management, Javi also worked as a senior video engineer at Rakuten TV, and previously held roles spanning sound engineering, coding, and video engineering. He has been doing talks anywhere, from small meetups around Europe, America, or Australia, to IBC or Demuxed. Javi holds an executive MBA from ESIC in Barcelona and sits on the board of the Barcelona Video Tech organization. He teaches video encoding and video equipment subjects at Pompeu Fabra University.