A 25-year-old who illegally distributed thousands of films on the Internet and charged fees for watching them has to pay the copyright owners over 47 million zloty. The Court of Appeal in Białystok upheld the sentence of first instance, which sentenced him to a suspended year in prison.
The District Court in Wieliczka has sentenced a man for illegal sharing of the signal (control word sharing) of Canal + and Cyfrowy Polsat TV platforms over the Internet. The operators received 526.3 thousand zloty as a compensation.
Policemen from the Cybercrime Unit of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Lublin carried out official activities in a case concerning the activities of a group of people involved in the illegal provision of digital television signals using non-authorized devices, used for cardsharing.
Police officers fighting economic crime from the Provincial Police Headquarters in Olsztyn arrested a 49-year-old man suspected of cardsharing. For several years now, an inhabitant of the Mrągowo poviat has been illegally sharing access to the programs of paid digital platforms.
Wrocław’s police detained a man who illegally provided television signal. In this way, he exposed operators and broadcasters to a loss of over 370 thousand zlotys. This is an offence which carries a maximum sentence of three years imprisonment.
Police officers from Łódź and Sieradz have stopped the illigal activity. Two residents of the Sieradz poviat had been commiting the crime of cardsharing.
Police Officers from the Cyber Crime Unit of the Rzeszów Regional Police Headquarters discontinued one more time the piracy dealings of illegal TV signal distribution. 41-years old from Mielec who illegally disseminated online TV programmes of the lawful digital platforms has been brought to justice for “sharing”.
Police officers intercepted 6 citizens of Turk for the violation of the Act on the protection of some services provided by electronic means by making available to their subscribers illegally shared TV signal. The investigation revealed to date over 600 users of this illegal software. The case is evolving. It has been alleged by the Konin’s Prosecutors there could be more subscribers to this service.