Jury Mulls Value of Satellite Pirates' Booty

Haugsted, Linda
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p10
The article reports on the decision of the eight jurors regarding the lawsuit by EchoStar against NDS Group PLC involving direct broadcast satellite piracy in 2003. The suit alleges that NDS Group used a crew of engineers dubbed the "Black Hat Team" to hack the satellite television provider's security cards and responsible for a leak to private Web sites. However, the jury will have to determine if EchoStar proved that NDS violates two sections of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.


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