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Italian police take down pirate pay-TV service with 5,500 servers

Friday 13 November 2020 | 13:49 CET | News
Eurojust, the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation, said it has coordinated a continent-wide action to shut down a major criminal network that was illegally distributing copyrighted audiovisual content in Italy, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden and the Netherlands. Over 5.550 computer servers used to transmit and store television broadcasts, live sports games and films without paying the legitimate copyright holders were disconnected and the online streaming services has now been blocked for customers in Italy, said Eurojust.

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Companies: Eurojust
Countries: Europe / Italy
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