Located in the heart of Berlin, COPYTRACK is currently a fast-growing business. Over the course of the last few years, it has become a leading platform and service provider for image search and copyright enforcement worldwide. With its cutting edge technology and processes, it is well-suited to globally address the key challenges in the industry. At the core of COPYTRACK is the creation of a Global Decentralized Copyright Register for digital content, which authenticates users and links digital intellectual property. This online registry will generate a unique ecosystem for rights-holders, thereby providing new efficient marketplaces
TECHNOLOGY AND MARKET
Competition exists within nearly all industries, and services for rights-holders is no exception. They main competitors include image search engines and image-matching providers, companies that offer post-licensing services, businesses that perform collection, and even lawyers who enforce rights. It is worth noting that these services are region dependent and not available worldwide. The following figure compares other businesses, including their services and areas of operation, to COPYTRACK. They strive to be innovative and utilize the newest technologies to they advantage. They dedicated technical team currently ensure the integrity of 8 different processes.
1. High-Performance Web-Crawler they High-Performance Web-Crawler searches millions of websites worldwide every day.
2. Unique image matching they unique image matching engine compares our customer’s images with all findings. Cropping, changes and editing will be recognized and considered.
COPYTRACK has developed a unique startto-finish process for the enforcement of copyright, once the rights-holder has identified the unlicensed use of their images. The whole process is highly automated, only requiring manual assessment at 2 of the nearly 50 stages. The following diagram illustrates the process for they customers. This mechanism can be broken down into 3 simple steps: 1. Image Upload • Upload images directly or via API • Create collections and select categories • The crawling process kicks off automatically and runs constantly 2. Select Hits • Mark illegal images among the search results • Filter already licensed pictures • Option to whitelist whole domains or a single hit • 3. Lean Back • Assign a royalty fee • Submit the case and the post-licensing process starts • they take care of the rest.
A total of 60% of all tokens will be available for purchase by the public / community during the COPYTRACK Initial Token Sale by the Distributor. During the Pre-Sale, the distributor will sell one-third of these tokens, i.e. 20% of the total amount, for a discounted price. The other two-thirds, or 40% of the supply, will be released in the public sale to people on the COPYTRACK Whitelist. At the end of the token sale, all remaining tokens will be burned. As outlined in they roadmap,they will initially launch an ERC-20 token on the Ethereum blockchain. In Q2 2018, they will perform a token swap of the 100.000.000 ERC-20 tokens onto they new chain. At this point, node operators will be eligible to receive compensation in CPY for securing the network using they Proof-of-Stake consensus model.