Nielsen on Book Piracy

Revealing who pirates books, where they get them and how they think.

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  • Claim your content by communicating ownership and copyright
  • Add an imperceptible identifier to individual files in real time
  • Process files locally, in the cloud or through your current platform


  • Identify content based on metadata or imperceptible identifiers
  • Track when and where your content is available online
  • Trace illicitly shared content back to the source


  • Automate high-volume takedown activity and compliance monitoring
  • Achieve a near-zero false positive rate with expert human verification
  • Eliminate infringing links from search result pages

Customer Stories


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(On-Demand Webinar) Pirate Personas and Digital Book Theft

Relying on survey data and expert analysis, the webinar looks at what types of people illegally download books, the motivations behind book piracy and the most common methods used by pirates to acquire e-books.

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Safeguarding Corporate Images

Need to protect your company’s images? Businesses, image asset owners and photo aggregators that require large-scale image protection will benefit from Guardian’s custom enterprise solutions featuring software, search and integration services for your existing platforms.

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Safety in Numbers

Digimarc Guardian protects content around the world. See our Global Piracy Heat Map and Infographic for the latest trends in global piracy. We’ve compiled proprietary data to show where piracy is most prevalent and which websites are the worst offenders.

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How does Guardian protect my content?

Guardian combines Digimarc Barcode, industry-leading imperceptible watermarking technology, automated web crawling, managed search services, and robust copyright enforcement tools.

What type of content can Guardian protect?

Guardian provides universal content protection solutions for digital documents (including .pdf, .epub and .mobi) and digital images.

How much does the Guardian solution cost?

Guardian’s solutions offer enterprise licensing based on the volume of images and/or documents being protected and the desired level of search and enforcement. For a quote, please contact us today and we can discuss your specific requirements.

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