EchoStar Wins Piracy Case

Haugsted, Linda
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p4
The article reports on a case litigated at the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, California wherein the jury found NDS Group PLC liable for two counts of piracy of the conditional-access system of the satellite-TV provider Dish Network, formerly Echostar Communications. Accordingly, NDS was required to pay $1,500 for statutory damages for violating the Federal Communications Act and the California Penal Code.


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