The Pirate Bay has launched a Netflix-type streaming service, BayStream, making it easy to stream illegal videos.
ABS-CBN files $4m piracy suit in US
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.
South African arrested for selling pirated DStv content
The police arrested a suspect in Cape Town for illegally selling pirate internet streaming devices and online content subscriptions.
Europol closes over 30,000 sites with illegal products and services
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 […]
Court: Ziggo does not have to share client info to movie firm in piracy case
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 […]
Eurojust, Europol and AAPA join forces to combat piracy
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 […]
EXCLUSIVE: Pay-TV platform bobbles.tv folds, blaming piracy
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.
Sky Deutschland strikes against piracy with unique pairing
With a new measure, German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland wants to prevent pirates from distributing its programmes via illegal streaming portals over the internet.
Police raid Dutch data centre, shutting down pirated-content site
Police raided commercial and residential properties in the Netherlands, France, and Germany Wednesday as part of a copyright-violation investigation of Share-Online.biz, the largest file hosting site operated in Germany.
beIN’s Yousef Al-Obaidly: “Industry unprepared for piracy”
“Global piracy will burst media rights ‘bubble’,” according to beIN Media Group’s CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly, speaking at this week’s Leaders Week Sport Business Summit in London, warning the audience that […]