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Nitro IPTV Faces $100m Piracy Damages But it Could’ve Been Worse * TorrentFreak


IPTVIn April 2020, a coalition of entertainment companies led by Universal, Paramount, Columbia, Disney and Amazon filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the operators of ‘pirate’ IPTV service Nitro TV.

The case, which encompassed alleged operator Alejandro “Alex” Galindo, wife Anna Galindo, and YouTuber ‘Touchtone‘, is still ongoing but things haven’t gone well for the defendants thus far.

Allegations of evidence destruction plus an injunction certainly put them on the back foot and a second lawsuit from broadcaster DISH Network didn’t help either.

Filed in August 2021, the complaint targets Alex, Anna and Osvaldo Galindo. According to plaintiffs DISH, Sling and NagraStar, the defendants received millions of dollars in exchange for subscriptions to their pirate service.

Unlike the Hollywood complaint, the lawsuit did not allege direct or contributory copyright infringement but instead claimed violations of the DMCA’s anti-circumvention provisions and…

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