Dutch cable operator Ziggo is seeking €755,000 in damages from a card-sharing pirate.
A government review has found current laws are effective in combating illicit streaming.
A 25-year old computer scientist from Cologne has been arrested as the main offender in the case of the illegal distribution of Sky Deutschland’s channels over the internet.
The German appeal court of Celle has confirmed the legal assessment of the district court of Verden in the trial against a Sky Deutschland card sharing pirate.
The district court of Verden has imposed a one-year prison sentence on parole on a 53-year old man from Leese in Lower Saxony because of the illegal distribution of access to pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland through the internet.
A court in La Rochelle has sentenced a man aged 28 to six months suspended sentence and ordered him to pay more than two million euros in damages to US studios.
A court in the Walloon city of Dinant has confiscated the €111,000 a card sharing pirate made with his venture.