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Jail sentence for London pirate streamer

A man from London who made £247,552 by illegally streaming sports and movie channels, as well as other premium television content, has been sentenced. Riki Adal, 43, of Allerton Road, Hackney, promoted streams branded as Mighty Plex, Mighty TV and Mighty Flex on Facebook and Telegram between 2017 and 2022. Adal pleaded guilty at the […]

February 7, 2024

Nanocosmos launches new security feature for content providers

nanocosmos, the Berlin-based real-time streaming provider, introduces nanoStream Guardian, a new service released with nanoStream Analytics 2.20.1 which is part of their B2B live streaming platform and API nanoStream Cloud. nanoStream Guardian addresses most recent demands from publishers and IP holders for robust stream protection, and adds to nanoStream Cloud’s key assets, including global footprint, […]

May 9, 2023

DStv counterfeit remotes destroyed

South Africa’s pay-TV operator MultiChoice Group, working with local police and customs, says it has destroyed 5,000 counterfeit DStv remote controls and promised it would maintain a “firm stand” against illegally imported fake goods. In a statement on February 28th, MultiChoice said it takes all attempts at piracy “very seriously” and will continue “protecting its […]

March 1, 2023By Chris Forrester

UK landlord fined for illegally screening Sky Sports

Patrick Hennessy of the Boat Inn, Church Street, Wolverhampton has been found guilty of two offences of dishonest reception of a television transmission, in this case, Sky Sports televised football matches, with the intent to avoid payment of the applicable commercial subscription charge. Sky Sports is only available to licensed premises in the UK via […]

August 12, 2022

Property seizures in ISD search

A Range Rover Sport SVR V8 and an Audi A5 convertible were amongst items seized from an address in the northwest England town of Lytham, after police officers executed a search warrant in connection with fraud and money laundering, as part of an investigation into the provision of illegal TV streaming devices and services, which […]

June 29, 2020By Colin Mann