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Italy: Major illegal streaming police operation

Italy’s Polizia postale (Postal police) in the city of Catania have conducted an operation against audiovisual piracy, with the execution of numerous searches and seizures in 23 provinces. Seventy people are currently under investigation for criminal association of a transnational nature aimed at the dissemination of conditional access television modules. They also face other charges […]

November 11, 2022By Colin Mann

Arrests in illegal IPTV crackdown

Officers from Leicestershire Police in the UK’s East Midlands have executed a warrant as part of a crackdown on illegal streaming services. Police visited an address in Oadby and two people – a man aged 33 and a 48-year-old woman – were arrested on suspicion of infringing copyright by communicating work. A variety of equipment […]

November 30, 2021By Colin Mann

Football pundit gets schooled on illegal streaming risks

In a new campaign from UK IP intellectual property protection body FACT, TV presenter and former Premier League footballer Jimmy Bullard has been given a first-hand insight into some of the risks lurking behind illegal streams, from viruses and malware deliberately designed to infect your devices, to full-scale identity theft caused by the sharing of […]

September 23, 2021By Colin Mann

Illegal streaming service arrest

A West Mercia police operation working closely with UK intellectual property protection organisation FACT have arrested a man in the western England town of Shrewsbury in connection with suspected illegal streaming of premium television channels, and other copyrighted material. The man was arrested under section 44 of the Serious Crime Act and Section 11 of […]

July 28, 2021By Colin Mann

Chisora vs Parker illegal streaming warning

In advance of the Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker heavyweight boxing bout on May 1st, Kieron Sharp, CEO of UK intellectual property protection body FACT, has warned of the dangers of illegally streaming the fight, being shown live on Sky Sports Box Office at a cost of £19.95 (€23.00). “With the Chisora versus Parker fight […]

April 29, 2021By Colin Mann