Feds, DirecTV Team to Sting Pirates

Hogan, Monica
August 2000
Multichannel News;08/14/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 33, p14
Reports on a sting operation by United States federal agencies, with the cooperation of DirecTV Inc. and its security-access technology provider NDS Americas, to apprehend those involved in the illegal sale of DirecTV smart cards. Number of people charged with satellite-television signal theft; Creation of an undercover Web site to attract DBS pirates.


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