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AMC Networks’ Brief Lapse in Security Affects 1.6m Subscribers

  July 10, 2019  •  News  |  Megan Southard

Names, emails, and subscription plan details of Sundance NOW and Shudder subscribers were found unprotected in a publicly available company database on May 1st. Although the AMC Networks customer information was non-sensitive, it took 24 hours, several bounced emails, and an intervention by a member of the press for the company to respond. A cyber-threat intelligence director named Bob Diachenk... Read more

Expect Next Gen TV in Top 40 Television Markets This Year

  Apr 18, 2019  •  Information
Consumers can expect to watch broadcast TV with a stunning 4K HDR picture and high-quality audio for free with an antenna in... Read more

Big Merger Leads to Less Consumer Privacy

  Jun 25, 2018  •  News
AT&T executives believed that merging with content giant Time Warner, Inc. would give it leverage to compete against stream... Read more

Privacy Concerns a Dark Shadow over the ATSC 3.0 TV Standard

  Apr 23, 2018  •  News
I wrote about the newly FCC-approved ATSC 3.0 broadcasting standard a few weeks ago. More commonly known as Next Gen TV, the... Read more