Pirate IPTV: Police Arrest Two & Send Warning Messages to Customers
Police are reporting the arrest of two people following a raid on an alleged pirate IPTV supplier in the UK. The suspects were detained at an address in Leicestershire under suspicion of infringing copyright by communicating protected works to the public. The service was shut down and according to police, now displays a warning to customers.
Rather than shelling out significant sums on multiple premium live TV and streaming services each month, tech-savvy UK internet users often turn to pirate IPTV services.
These platforms often provide access to almost everything that Sky, BT, and Netflix have to offer. Not only that, but they also do so at extremely low prices that tend to hover around the £10 per month mark. This seems like an exceptional deal but there are downsides too.
Perhaps most importantly they are illegal to supply and use in the UK, something that can have consequences for platform operators and viewers alike. That message is being sent again today by police in the UK following an operation carried out yesterday.
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