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IPTV Operator Who Was Sentenced For One Week of Piracy is Less Lucky at Court of Appeal * TorrentFreak

iptv2-sReferred to in legal papers as simply J.E., the defendant was targeted in Sweden by local anti-piracy group Rattighetsalliansen (Rights Alliance) on behalf of major movie and TV show companies Svensk Filmindustri and Nordisk Film.

The plaintiffs’ claim stated that J.E., either intentionally or with gross negligence, acted alone or in concert with others, to infringe their copyrights in cinematographic works.

They alleged that between August 20, 2020, and May 17, 2022, J.E. made movies available to the public through a popular pirate IPTV service, Scandinavian IPTV. In the alternative, the plaintiffs said that through his conduct, J.E. encouraged someone else to infringe their rights in 19 movies via the Scandinavian IPTV service.

Suspect Arrested in May 2022

On May 5, 2022, Swedish police arrested J.E. in his absence, with a physical arrest executed on May 17, almost two weeks later. During questioning, J.E. initially denied the offenses, but anti-piracy group Rights Alliance…

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