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Sentence in illegal Firestick case

Kevin James O’Donnell, from Liverpool in the northwest of England, has been handed down a two-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to charges of promoting and selling illegally modified firesticks that offered unauthorised access to premium film and television content, including live football matches. The verdict, handed down at Liverpool Crown Court, follows an extensive […]

June 4, 2024By Colin Mann

MPs seek Media Bill changes

Obligations on smart TVs, firesticks and set-top boxes to ensure public service broadcasters (PSBs) are prominent on their platforms should be strengthened, according to the UK House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee. In its report on the draft Media Bill, the Committee also wants to see current obligations on PSBs to provide programming […]

September 22, 2023By Colin Mann