Tag: illegal content sharing

20. 6. 2024

Private TV stations have achieved groundbreaking preliminary rulings. Major operators have had to cut off access to several file-sharing repositories.

19. 6. 2024

According to EUIPO data, millions of EU citizens access or stream sports content from illegal online sources while fake sports equipment cost manufacturers €850 million per year.

19. 6. 2024

A man who fled to Cyprus before being extradited to the UK has been jailed for his part in an illegal TV operation. 

8. 6. 2024

Mediavision has come up with a surprising survey. It brings rather unflattering data that a quarter of the respondents in the Nordic countries commit TV piracy.

23. 5. 2024

A man (64) from Horní Bříza in the Pilsen region lost two and a half million crowns. The Plzeň-North District Court sentenced him to four years' probation.

21. 5. 2024

The situation of copyright infringement by children abroad is very similar to the Czech Republic. A significant portion of the public here is not aware of the benefits that the protection of copyright and related rights brings to culture and the economy. Ironically, piracy is thus often regarded as acceptable behaviour on the grounds that ... Continue reading

19. 5. 2024

Today's hit is online viewing. What are the legal options for watching content without additional fees?

14. 5. 2024

AKTV concluded an agreement with the operators of the Fastshare.cloud service.

13. 5. 2024

Pavel Kubina spoke to MediaGuru about the commercial broadcasters' idea of changes in the placement of commercial messages on Czech TV.

30. 4. 2024

Two men who operated a business that sold unlicensed subscriptions to pay-TV sports channels have been given a 20-month suspended prison sentence.

29. 4. 2024

A 35-year-old man faces up to eight years in prison for apparently downloading 1 408 films and making them freely available for distribution. He caused nearly CZK 60 million in damages to copyright owners.

27. 4. 2024

In an interview with iDnes, Klára Brachtlová, president of the Association of Commercial Television, revealed how joining the association helps TV stations and why commercial media opposed the amendment to the law that increases fees for Czech Television.