Aug 172014
 

The Danish police in Mid and West Zealand Police searched 15 homes in search of evidence of a card-sharing ring.

The search was carried out on Wednesday, August 13, with the assistance of the National Danish Police Tech Crime Section and took primarily place in Køge municipality and a few addresses in North Zealand.

The searches were carried out at the request of STOP – Nordic Content Protection, an anti-piracy association representing among others Canal Digital and Viasat.

The police said in a statement that the mastermind is living in Køge. He was charged with violation of Penal Code § 299 b paragraph. 6 of particularly serious violations of the Law on Radio and Television Broadcasting, as he illegally distributed encryption codes to 15 recipients.

Beneficiaries risk being fined up to 20,000 kr. For violation of the Act on Radio and Television Broadcasting, as well as a claim of similar size from the pay TV operators.

In the searches, large quantities of illegal encryption equipment was seized.

“Police is looking very seriously at this kind of misuse of IT equipment to illegally gain access to pay-TV,” according to Police Commissioner Niels Kristoffersen of the Department Economic Crime in Central & West Sealand Police, “In the future there will be more actions against this kind of networks, costing TV industry millions each year in lost subscription revenue.

The maximum penalty for card sharing is up to one-and-a-half years in prison, in particularly serious cases this could rise to six years in prison.

 

 

source : broadbandtvnews.com/2014/08/15/danish-police-raid-15-homes-in-pirate-search/

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Jun 242014
 

More Sky HD channels lost on cardshare system today

Sky have removed some more of their HD channels from cardshare system today.

The most recent channels affected are:

Albi HD
Universal HD
Fox HD
TLC HD
Lifetime HD
E4 HD
ITV2 HD
ITV3 HD
ITV4 HD
Good Food HD
Animal Planet HD
Eden HD
Nickeloden HD
MTV Live HD

These join the other Sky HD channels:

Sky 1 HD
Sky living HD
Sky Atlantic HD
History HD
Crime HD
National Geographic UK HD
Nat Geo Wild HD
Sky Arts 1 HD
Sky Arts 2 HD
Sky Premier HD
Sky Sci Fi / Horror HD
Sky Disney HD
Sky Family HD
Sky Showcase HD
Sky Drama HD
Sky Thriller HD
Sky Greats HD
Sky Select HD
Sky Sports 1 HD
Sky Sports 2 HD
Sky Sports 3 HD
Sky Sports 4 HD
Sky Sports F1 HD
Sky Sports News HD

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