VNest IPTV Faces US Piracy Lawsuit After Failing to Cease-and-Desist
A Las Vegas company and its owner have been named in a DISH Network lawsuit targeting pirate IPTV service VNest TV. DISH says the service offered more than 5,000 channels including some obtained from its satellite feeds and others from Sling TV’s online broadcasts. DISH believes VNest TV obtained channels from Nitro TV, a service recently hit with a $100m+ judgment.
DISH Network, Sling TV and technology partner Nagrastar are keeping their feet firmly on the gas in their mission to disrupt pirate IPTV services.
Last month the companies won a $100m judgment against the former operators of pirate IPTV service Nitro TV. It comes as no surprise to see another lawsuit filed in the United States against a service with alleged connections to Nitro.
The companies’ latest anti-piracy lawsuit was filed in a Nevada court. It targets Las Vegas company Ventura’s Nest LLC and its alleged sole manager, Las Vegas resident Santina Fulton.
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