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Italian police block pirate Sky Italia streaming site

Thursday 27 March 2014 | 10:51 CET | News
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Italy's financial police have blocked the international pirate portal Futubox, which offered an HD stream of all the live and on-demand content of Italian pay-TV operator Sky Italia. Acting under instruction from a public prosecutor in Salerno, the police followed up a complaint from Sky to make the site inaccessible to Italian internet users. Five individuals have been charged in this new takedown action, which follows the temporary closure of 16 Italian websites with links to Futubox in May 2013. The Futubox service, with servers located in Ukraine, Germany, Russia and Romania, allowed

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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