The story broken by Pro Sound News Europe on Waves covert use of undercover agents to capture studio owners using cracked or illegitimate versions of Waves software, caused shockwaves throughout the industry.
(We discussed it in Sonic TALK podcast 55)
Never before have tactics like these been used to protect copyright violation. We spoke to the founders of Banpiracy.com, who Waves used to achieve their results, about their methods and the need for their existence.
Banpiracy.com was set up by Tomer Elbaz, a former director of Waves and Mike David a man with experience in the credit management industry. Their goal is to be the agency that software houses turn to to help enforce their copright. They see themselves as a copyright enforcement agency and see no reason why smaller cost per unit software houses canâ€™t use their no win no fee services....