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Dish Network Proposes Blockchain Based Anti-Piracy System

News Dish Network is fighting online streaming piracy on many fronts. Aside from lawsuits and other legal campaigns, the company also looks at the broader picture. In a new patent application, Dish envisions a blockchain-based anti-piracy management system that promises to be open and accessible to all. American satellite and broadcast provider Dish Network has […]

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DISH Sues Multiple ‘Pirate’ TV Streaming Sites

Breaking DISH Network has filed a new lawsuit against the currently unknown operators of several streaming websites. DISH says that despite numerous demands to cease-and-desist, the sites – which all embed live TV channels from companies around the world – have continued to infringe the broadcaster’s copyrights. DISH is demanding an injunction, millions in damages, […]

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DISH to Subpoena Google, Facebook, PayPal & Twitter to Identify ‘Pirate’ IPTV Operators

Back in August, DISH Networks filed a $10 million lawsuit against IPTV provider Easybox IPTV. The broadcasting company has now been given permission by the court to identify the IPTV service’s currently-unknown operators, using information held by some the world’s largest Internet companies – and more. DISH Networks’ efforts to disrupt, take down, or obtain […]

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DISH Files $10m Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Easybox IPTV

After sending hundreds of fruitless cease-and-desist notices to ‘pirate’ IPTV provider Easybox IPTV, DISH Networks has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the service in the United States. DISH states that the defendants, which offer both pre-configured devices and separate channel subscriptions, are acting with willful, malicious intent while showing indifference to the rights of […]

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DISH Sues ‘Pirate’ IPTV Providers Including Two Already ‘Seized’ By ACE

DISH Network and NagraStar have filed yet another lawsuit targeting several ‘pirate’ IPTV providers in the United States. Interestingly, two of the named suppliers – TVStreamsNow and OneStepTV – have already handed their domains over to the Alliance For Creativity and Entertainment. Threats of legal action backed up by litigation was once regular news in […]

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DISH Sues Hosting Company & ‘Pirate’ IPTV Customer

US-based broadcaster DISH Networks is suing yet another IPTV provider in the United States, but with a twist. In a lawsuit filed at a Delaware federal court, DISH claims that East IPTV illegally retransmits its channels via the Internet. However, the broadcaster is also suing East’s hosting provider, for failing to respond to numerous takedown […]

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DISH and Bell IPTV ‘Pirates’ Pressed to Settle Or Face Legal Action

NagraStar, a join venture between DISH Network and Kudelski Group, is going after people who use pirate IPTV services to access DISH and Bell TV programming. The company is demanding $3,500 settlements and cautions that those who don’t cooperate can expect legal action. Traditional file-sharing pirates are no stranger to settlement demands from copyright holders.  […]