TV pi­rate is jailed for six months

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A pi­rate film and TV web­site op­er­a­tor has been sen­tenced to six months in prison for il­le­gally up­load­ing and stream­ing movies and shows. Abu Dhabi Crim­i­nal Court handed down the sen­tence to the ad­min­is­tra­tor of the web­site in UAE af­ter he was found guilty of up­load­ing tor­rents and fa­cil­i­tat­ing the il­le­gal stream­ing of copy­righted TV se­ries and movies. He will be de­ported at the end of his sen­tence. A state­ment from OSN said fol­low­ing their com­plaint, Abu Dhabi Po­lice in­ves­ti­gated and pro­vided ev­i­dence to the prose­cu­tor who charged the de­fen­dant. The de­fen­dant was or­dered to pay Dhs50,000 to OSN for copy­right and trade­mark in­fringe­ment. He has ap­pealed the ver­dict.

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