Video piracy in the Nordics is widespread, and has been so for many years, according to the Stockholm-based media consultancy Mediavision.
Dutch anti-piracy organisation Brein is stepping up action against Dutch sellers of pre-installed Kodi mediaplayers.
Tens of thousands of consumers of illegal TV services in Asia have lost their connections in recent weeks, as enforcement action against networks operating through illicit streaming devices picks up speed.
In a civil proceeding, the district court of Hamburg ordered the operator of an illegal streaming platform for Sky Deutschland content, Stream4u.tv, and its technical service provider to pay damages of over €18,000.
Streaming copyrighted material for free on multimedia players such as Kodi is illegal, the European Court of Justice ruled.
Almost 70% of Kodi installations are configured to access unlicensed video content, according to research on behalf of Sandvine.
A US federal court has ruled that the owners of the Lool IPTV service unlawfully streamed international television channels to users in the US in violation of rights held by DISH.
The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP)and Nagra have entered into an expanded agreement to bring a new generation of anti-piracy technology and services to broadcasters and distributors of international and multicultural content.
Two men who were part of a group convicted of conspiracy to defraud Virgin Media have been sentenced at Leicester Crown Court.
A new online consumer piracy survey from Irdeto found that over half of respondents polled in MENA – 59% in Egypt and 53% in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – admitted to watching pirated video content.