Piracy at the 21st Century ICT Crime Conference

How much and what pirated video content did internet users consume during the pandemic period? What is the remedy in practice for sharing and streaming cases? Does cutting off pirate sites from funding sources effectively shut down their activities? These questions were answered by speakers representing the Signal Association at the scientific conference ‘ICT Crime of the 21st Century’ at the Naval Academy in Gdynia on 15 June 2022.


Golden Badges awarded for the twentieth time

For the twentieth time, the Anti-Piracy Coalition awarded Golden Badges (Złote Blachy) – honorary awards to police officers for spectacular successes in the fight against intellectual property theft. The awards ceremony was held on June 21 at the  Police Headquarters in Warsaw, with the participation of Deputy Police Chief Maj. Gen. Paweł Dobrodziej. The winners […]


Training in Janów Lubelski has been conducted

70 police officers from anti-economic crime departments from the Lubelskie and Podkarpackie provinces took part in a training course in Janow Lubelski on June 14-15, the second in an educational series on protecting intellectual property and fighting TV piracy on the Internet. The training sessions, in the form of lectures and workshops, are part of […]


Educational series for Sygnał’s 20th anniversary has been launched

We launched the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Signal Association with a two-day training for police officers from Lower Silesia. The inauguration took place during a training course in Szklarska Poręba, the first in an educational series on the protection of intellectual property and the fight against TV piracy on the Internet, covered […]

Police Operations

Record verdict of 2.5 million for control word sharing

Record verdict of PLN 2.5 million for illegally sharing the signal of pay-TV platforms. A resident of the Mrągowo district must pay compensation to the two aggrieved broadcasters, Canal+ Polska and Cyfrowy Polsat – members of the Sygnał Association. The court also sentenced the perpetrator to one year’s imprisonment, suspended for three years. The verdict […]

Against Piracy

Educational series for Sygnał’s 20th anniversary

The lifting of pandemic restrictions allows us to return to on-site training and conferences. We are starting in June with a series of regional workshops for police officers as part of the celebration of our association’s 20th anniversary. Teresa Wierzbowska, President of Sygnał, spoke with insp. gen. Jaroslaw Szymczyk, Commander-in-Chief  of Police, about the partnership […]

Police Operations

Criminal charges for control word sharing

A 34-year-old resident of Wałbrzych County illegally split the subscription for paid television. The man has already heard the charge. For the crime he may go to prison for 3 years. The case is a developing one.


It’s time to implement the Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market

On May 25, a conference of the Creative Poland Association was held. “Directive on copyright in the digital single market – time to implement”, which was addressed by the President of Sygnal, Member of the Management Board of the Kreatywna Polska Association, Teresa Wierzbowska. – In other European countries, the entity must respect if it […]