A man who was convicted of selling illegal streaming devices (ISDs) has been ordered to pay back more than £520,000 to the ‘public purse’.
The owner of a Watford pub has been ordered to pay £18,000 for illegally screening Sky Sports on his premises.
Two Las Vegas men plead guilty to running illegal streaming services with more content than legal sites such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu.
The Pirate Bay has launched a Netflix-type streaming service, BayStream, making it easy to stream illegal videos.
Philippine broadcaster ABS-CBN has filed a $4m lawsuit against a Texas resident and a streaming service for allegedly pirating its content through illegal set-top boxes.
The police arrested a suspect in Cape Town for illegally selling pirate internet streaming devices and online content subscriptions.
Law enforcement authorities from 18 EU Member States and third parties in a joint investigation with Europol and the US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Centre, facilitated by Eurojust and Interpol, have seized over 30,506 domain names that distributed counterfeit and pirated items over the internet during operation IOS X.
Dutch cabler and ISP Ziggo does not have share information about people who have illegally downloaded film The Hitman’s Bodyguard to distributor Dutch Filmworks, appeal court judges in Arnhem said recently.
Eurojust, Europol and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA), representing the industry of protected audiovisual content, have joined forces to improve the sharing of expertise to tackle audio-visual piracy via IPTV networks.
Pay-TV platform bobbles.tv, which provided expats throughout Europe with TV channels from their home country, has ceased operations, as CEO Arnold C. Kulbatzki confirmed to Broadband TV News.