Pirate IPTV services have transformed into a billion-dollar industry in recent years. It is a highly profitable business that, at the upper echelon, appears to be well organized. However, research from the Digital Citizens Alliance shows that handing over credit card details to unknown parties also has its drawbacks, including ‘surprise’ charges.
In recent years, many people have canceled their expensive cable subscriptions, opting to use cheaper Internet TV instead.
While there are plenty of legal streaming options available, there’s also a broad offer of IPTV services that are specifically set up to deliver content without permission from rightsholders.
These pirate IPTV services are often accessed through relatively cheap subscriptions. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s no money to be made. According to a recent report, income surpassed €1 billion in Europe alone.
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