ABOUT US

Learn about our mission and what we do

We are a non-profit organization that aims to fight against all forms of piracy, which generate losses not only to the detriment of the industry but also to governments.

At present, Alianza is comprised of the main members of the content industry operating in the Latin American region, including pay-TV operators such as DirecTV Latin America, SimpleTV (Venezuela), and SKY Brasil; pay-TV signal programmers and content producers such as Warner Bros. Discovery, The Walt Disney Company, LaLiga, Grupo Globo, Win Sports, Telecine, 1190 (Peru), and Ole Distribution (representing channels from A&E Networks, NBCUniversal, Sony, and IVC); professional leagues such as the Professional Football League - LFP Argentina -; technology providers and industry associations such as Nagra Kudelski, ABTA - Brazilian Association of Pay TV, and CAPPSA - Chamber of Producers and Programmers of Audiovisual Signals, with agreements with non-governmental entities for joint pursuit of piracy.

How do we do our work?
Through:

Technical
actions

Strategic signal breaks - unauthorized retransmission of channels - through illegal FTA and IPTV equipment.
We continuously scan existing advertising on pirate sites to identify advertisers and work with them to remove their ads from illegal sites.

Laws and
Regulations

We support and promote regulatory initiatives, participate in forums and discussions with the government and authorities to accelerate the fight against audiovisual piracy

Investigations
and legal action

Unlawful service blocking actions, raids, closure of establishments, fines, civil and criminal convictions.

Training

We provide information on the problem and train government entities and industry on audiovisual piracy in its different modalities, we provide training on how to identify and minimize it.

Public
Relations

We raise public awareness of the problems caused by piracy by creating and broadcasting audiovisual spots and participating in forums and events to put the need to fight against audiovisual piracy on the public agenda.

We are
watching

The Alliance has a laboratory to acquire, analyze and catalog FTA and IPTV equipment and their respective pirate services. As a result of this analysis, catalogs are generated and shared with customs in all the countries where Alianza operates, in order to block imports of illegal devices.

Our team

Jorge Alberto
Bacaloni

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board and Regional Anti-Piracy Manager, Vrio

Jorge is the Chairman of the Board of Alianza and Regional Anti-Piracy Manager of Vrio, the largest pay TV service provider in the region. He is a lawyer graduated from the University of Buenos Aires and leads anti-piracy initiatives in Latin America.

Victor
Roldán

Steering Committee

Executive Director and Head of legal of 1190 Sports

Victor is the Managing Director of Alianza and Head of Legal for 1190 Sports, a global sports rights management company. He has a law degree and extensive experience in the in

Diana Marcela
Córdoba Segovia

Steering Committee

Head of Administration and Operations for Spanish-speaking countries

Diana is an attorney with experience in corporate law, intellectual property and telecommunications. Prior to joining Alianza, she held important positions in the entertainment and telecommunications sector.

Cecilia
Urciuoli

Steering Committee

General Assistant of Alianza Piratería Audiovisual
(Alianza)

Cecilia has a degree in Psychology and has experience in organization and relations with governmental entities and executives.