SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp ( OTCQB: RIHT), a provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted intellectual property (IP), announced today that it has increased its ISP participation from 150 to over 200, representing a growth of over 33%. ISP participation is a key operating metric that directly impacts Company growth and opens up a larger revenue stream as each ISP can represent thousands of potential infringements that can be monetized by the Company. There are approximately 1800 ISPs in the United States, and Rightscorp represents around 15% of the space.
"A 33% gain since we last reported our numbers earlier in the month is a huge jump in ISP participation," said Christopher Sabec, CEO of Rightscorp. "We can attribute this increase to our persistence and hard work. In addition, many ISPs work with us to help curb copyright infringement on their networks and to reduce the large amount of bandwidth that infringers use. ISP participation is one of the three key metrics we use to measure growth."
Rightscorp represents more than 1.5 million copyrights and has partnered with major motion picture studios, numerous platinum recording artists, Academy Award-winning films, top TV shows, authors, and many other rights holders. Rightscorp has already received settlements from subscribers of more than 200 ISPs and closed over 130,000+ cases of copyright infringement to date.
About Rightscorp, Inc.
Rightscorp ( OTCQB: RIHT) is a provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted intellectual property (IP). The Company's patent pending digital loss prevention technology focuses on the infringement of digital content such as music, movies, software, books, and games and ensures that owners and creators are rightfully paid for their IP. Rightscorp implements existing laws to solve copyright infringements by collecting payments from illegal file sharing activities via notifications sent through Internet service providers (ISPs). The Company's technology identifies copyright infringers, who are offered a reasonable settlement option when compared to the legal liability defined in the Digital Millennium Copyrights Act (DMCA). Based on the fact that 22% of all Internet traffic is used to distribute copyrighted content without permission or compensation to the creators, Rightscorp is pursuing an estimated $2.3 billion opportunity and has monetized major media titles through relationships with industry leaders. http://www.rightscorp.com/
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