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shamu726 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsA former reseller of pirate IPTV service SET TV sued by DISH in a Florida court has reached a rapid albeit expensive settlement with the broadcaster. For each of the 40,000 subscriptions sold to the public, the reseller agreed to pay $750 in damages to DISH - a cool $30 million. But there could be a sting in the tail for subscribers too. In 2018, US broadcaster DISH Network sued pirate IPTV service SET TV for offering many TV channels illegally obtained from DISH’s satellite service. That lawsuit came to an end in 2018 when SET TV’s operator
steven36 posted a topic in General NewsAn HBO blackout in and of itself is notable since it’s never happened before in the network’s more than 40 years. But it could have deeper implications as AT&T plans to fight off a challenge to its Time Warner merger. Over the summer, Judge Richard Leon ruled that AT&T could proceed as planned with its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, and he placed no conditions on the deal. That decision flew in the face of the U.S. Justice Department’s attempt the block the transaction, a move that garnered support from rival pay TV providers like Dish Network.
SwissMiss posted a topic in Mobile NewsDOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it DOJ could announce merger approval and related spinoff to Dish this week. Enlarge Getty Images | NurPhoto The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the sale of spectrum licenses, wholesale access, and a prepaid wireless business to Dish Network, The Wall Street Journal reported today. "The companies have spent weeks negotiating with antitrust enforcers and each other over the sale of assets to Dish to satisf
The AchieVer posted a topic in FileSharing NewsDISH and Bell IPTV ‘Pirates’ Pressed to Settle Or Face Legal Action NagraStar, a join venture between DISH Network and Kudelski Group, is going after people who use pirate IPTV services to access DISH and Bell TV programming. The company is demanding $3,500 settlements and cautions that those who don't cooperate can expect legal action. Traditional file-sharing pirates are no stranger to settlement demands from copyright holders. For over a decade, companies have been monitoring BitTorrent swarms in an e