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US Govt: Massive Jetflicks Pirate Site Was Disguised as Aviation Service

In August 2019, eight men were indicted by a grand jury for conspiring to violate criminal copyright law by running “two of the largest unauthorized streaming services in the United States.” Kristopher Lee Dallmann, Darryl Julius Polo, Douglas M. Courson, Felipe Garcia, Jared Edward Jaurequi, Peter H. Huber, Yoany Vaillant, and Luis Angel Villarino were […]

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Groupe TVA, Bell, Rogers Team Up to Sue ‘Pirate’ IPTV Service

Broadcasting and communications giants Groupe TVA, Bell, and Rogers have teamed up to sue a ‘pirate’ IPTV provider targeting the Canadian market. The complaint, filed in the Federal Court last week, states that GoldTV.ca offers cheap subscriptions to thousands of channels without obtaining permission or licenses from the plaintiffs. There are currently thousands of providers […]

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Sky Streaming Service Uses ‘Pirate’ Subtitles on Chernobyl Episode

The Swiss streaming platform of Comcast-owned broadcaster Sky is using fan-made subtitles on the final episode of the hit-series Chernobyl. The subtitles are credited to Addic7ed.com, a community that’s been branded a ‘pirate’ site by many major copyright holders. Every day, millions of people enjoy fan-made subtitles. These files help foreigners to better understand English […]