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Kieron Sharp

UK: 17 pirate services shut down

Action taken by investigators from UK intellectual property protection organisation FACT as a result of a nationwide crackdown on digital piracy has resulted in the halt of seventeen separate services providing illicit content. Individuals that were providing loaded Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) and illegal streams via websites and social media pages including Facebook, Twitter and […]

August 4, 2020By Colin Mann

UK pirate device seller convicted

Mark Schofield has been sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment, suspended for two years at Bolton Crown Court in the northwest of England. He was also ordered to complete 240 hours of unpaid work. Investigations by intellectual property protection organisation FACT confirmed that Schofield was selling devices that provided access to paid-for content including sport and […]

June 10, 2020By Colin Mann