Warner Bros is looking to recruit a student intern to spy on filesharers and monitor message-boards for “pirate groups and other pirate activities”. They are offering £17,500 about $26,000 for the place.
To be applicable for the job you have to be studying an IT-related subject. File sharing groups have already expressed an interest in the job and would love to have an insider. TorrentFreak has invited its readers to apply for the internship and spy on the spies. Check out the full job description after the jump.
During the 12 month internship, duties will include: monitoring local Internet forums and IRC for pirated WB and NBCU content and in order to gather information on pirate sites, pirate groups and other pirate activities; finding new and maintaining existing accounts on private sites; scanning for links to hosted pirated WB and NBCU content and using tools to issue takedown requests; maintaining and developing bots for Internet link scanning system (training provided); preparing sending of infringement notices and logging feedback; performing trap purchases of pirated product and logging results; inputting pirate hard goods data and other intelligence into the forensics database; selecting local keywords and submitting local filenames for monitoring and countermeasure campaigns and periodically producing research documents on piracy related technological developments. Various training will be provided.
Via Cruch GearFiled Under: Technology News