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February 28, 2014

NBC says thousands of illegal video stopped

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NBC was not able to say how this level of detected piracy compared to efforts during the London Summer Olympics in 2012, or the Vancouver Winter games in 2010.

During the Olympics, officials estimated that 98 percent of online viewing of competition was done through legal channels.

“When all the players in the digital ecosystem cooperate and work together, it is possible to create an online environment in which legitimate commerce thrives, jobs are created and consumers receive content how, when and where they want it,” said John McKay, NBC spokesman.

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