BayTSP is helping the motion picture and recording industries chase down all those sharers of movie and music files on the Internet. BayTSP ("Bay" for the San Francisco Bay Area; the initials stand for "tracking, security, protection") uses proprietary software to sleuth out people sharing and downloading digital files. It also offers monitoring services to alert clients when their content appears on file sharng networks and social networking sites. The company targets corporate clients as well as major film studios, record labels, and software companies. The company, founded in 1999, was acquired in 2011 for an undisclosed amount by Irdeto, the Dutch media technology and software security provider.