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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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Xtream Codes IPTV System Targeted in Massive Police Operation

Police in Italy have announced a huge anti-piracy operation against the company operating popular IPTV service management system Xtream Codes. Searches are reportedly underway in several countries including Italy, the Netherlands, France and Bulgaria, in a claimed effort to dismantle the company’s entire infrastructure. Reports of legal action and law enforcement activities against IPTV services […]

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Inside the UK’s ‘Pirate’ IPTV Blocking System

Thanks to an injunction obtained by the Premier League, ISPs can now be ordered to block ‘pirate’ IPTV services whenever they air live Premiership football games. The entire system is highly secretive but sources with knowledge of how it operates have been sharing what they know with TF. It’s an intriguing and tactical game of […]