Periscope Leads To Piracy

Pirate-skull In news that surprises absolutely no one, Twitter’s new video-streaming app – while popular, well-designed and just plain fun – has a few issues. We’ve talked before about the creep factor. But the main issue is how it enables pirating. Most recently, it was used en masse to stream this weekend’s Mayweather/Pacquiao fight. And while I’m more than happy that noted terrible person Floyd Mayweather got cheated out of some pay-per-view money this weekend, piracy is likely to become a long-term issue for Periscope. Click here for more details.