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MultiChoice South Africa seeks to hire piracy investigator

Thursday 5 November 2015 | 13:19 CET | News
MultiChoice South Africa is hiring a cyber-piracy Investigator, whose job will include profiling people who illegally download video content. It said that the post will be based at its Randburg offices. Candidates will have to monitor local and international torrent sites, linking sites, NZB sites, cyberlockers, and free and paid video distribution sites. When asked whether it will take online pirates in South Africa to court, MultiChoice said it supports the protection of copyrights.

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Companies: MultiChoice
Countries: South Africa
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