In the UK, four local residents who ran the torrent tracker thefoundry.name were sentenced to prison sentences from two to 4.5 years.
Police in Australia have arrested a 21-year-old Sydney man who allegedly made AU $300,000 (EUR187,000) selling passwords of services including Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, PSN, and Origin.
The Bein Media Group has protested against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), which will live-stream matches featuring Saudi Arabian clubs in the AFC Asian Champions League for free into Saudi Arabia.
BeIn Media Group is leading a group of major US sports leagues, studios and international broadcasters mading detailed public submissions to US Trade Representative as theft of world sport and entertainment spreads.
In a recent study of the online content viewing behaviour of Malaysian consumers, it was revealed that 25% of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and video content.
BeIn Sports has said it is not renewing its Formula 1 contract for the Middle East and North Africa rights due to rampant piracy.
In a court case regarding the illegal streaming of pay-TV channels from Sky Deutschland over the internet, three of the four defendants have been sentenced to between eight months and two years in prison for computer fraud.
A man who sold adapted Amazon Fire TV sticks and set-top boxes to view Sky programming without paying, has been fined.
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has reached a settlement with the operators of Dragon Box, a so-called ‘fully-loaded Kodi’ box.
Latvia has passed a law that requires ISPs to block access to TV broadcasts that violate intellectual property rights.