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.
While fighting against piracy on the Internet, members of the Sygnał Association often encounter the issues of protection of personal rights and legal entities and the issue of using the image of public figures.
On October 10-11 In Ossa near Rawa Mazowiecka took place a conference “Counteracting theft of television signal” co-organized by the Sygnał and the National Police Headquarters. During the second edition of the conference, more than a hundred policemen, prosecutors and representatives of the media market met to discuss the scale of piracy and how to combat it.
Teresa Wierzbowska, the President of Sygnał presented speech during the conference of the Polish National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) concerning how effectively the advertising industry in Poland has regulated the issue of money going to entities receiving revenues from illegal distribution of content on the Internet.
Police officers from Łódź and Sieradz have stopped the illigal activity. Two residents of the Sieradz poviat had been commiting the crime of cardsharing.
On Wednesday, July 10th, the Anti-Piracy Coalition (which includes Signal Association) awarded representatives of the Police units with honorary distinctions – Golden Badge – in recognition of their special commitment and effective fight against music, television and computer piracy.
On June 24th 2019 The President of Signal Teresa Wierzbowska took part in the meeting on the topic „Follow the Money Approach in the Protection of the Intellectual Property Rights.”
The protection of the works on the Internet, card sharing, jurisdiction concerning the cutting off the pirate websites from funding sources are topics presented by the Signal Association during the scientific conference “ICT Crime XXI.2” at the Naval Academy in Gdynia on June 18th, 2019.
The 22nd edition of the TAPT Scientific Conference – “Technical Aspects of ICT Crime” took place on June 3rd-4th, 2019 at he headquarters of the Police Academy in Szczytno.
The online theft of Intellectual Property Rights and TV signal was the subject of the seventh edition of Conference co-organized by Sygnal Association and held on April 10-11, 2019 in Piła’s Police School.