Piracy - an act involving the theft of another creator's work and using it for personal profits- has existed hand in hand alongside the beginning of technological advancements.

Although back in the old pre-internet times, acts of piracy were very uncommon as it took an excessive amount of time and effort to pirate software. Plus, disks containing important information had to be traded or sold through physical means such as on the streets or via mail.

Hence becoming one of the reasons why people, to this day, fail to recognize that piracy is a major crime and being caught indulging in these practices can lead to severe consequences as a result. Moreover, as advanced technology continues to grow, digital piracy poses a much larger threat than it has ever done before.

Through digital means, it has now become much easier for hackers to breach virtual securities and pirate content and utilize them for either personal use or making money via trading or selling it off.

Putting a stop to the tyranny of digital piracy has proven to be quite difficult due to a number of causes. Despite the many anti-piracy methods created to tackle the effects of piracy, many people have decided against using it as they can be quite costly to attain, can be easily defeated, or are simply very inconvenient to use for their respective purpose.

Additionally, the lack of awareness regarding these products has caused many consumers to immerse themselves in piracy acts without knowing that they are contributing to a harmful cause. And then there are some consumers who are already aware of the issue but continue to use pirated items due to financial strain or because they cannot ignore the temptation of items that are much cheaper through its pirated version.

All of the above factors have made it extremely difficult for businesses worldwide to reduce the impacts of digital piracy- but that doesn't mean we have given up on retaliating against digital piracy just yet.

Moataz O Saleh, an Egyptian IT professional, and businessman, is one of the few individuals who has been actively dedicating his services to a better IT future- and is fully aware of just how digital piracy has threatened the growth of innovative minds around the world and wreaked havoc within the economy via the assistance of innocent citizens who continue to be oblivious to the reality of their actions.

Consequently, he believed it was important to give people a fighting chance to counter these negative digital attacks. This mindset eventually gave way to the establishment of 'Shield Consultancy', a company which is centered on a diverse range of business consulting and technological content services. A few examples of their services include digital anti-piracy, cybersecurity investigation, removal of content, cinema consultation, and many more.

The public has widely approved these services and, as a result, has led it to become one of the leading consultancy company on a global scale. Saleh has made sure that his company isn't devoid of professional techniques by hiring a number of researchers and specialists who have been relentless in helping their clients receive quality services- thus significantly aiding in the downfall of digital piracy. 

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