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Sky’s Industrial-Scale Pirate IPTV Blocking Becomes a War of Attrition * TorrentFreak


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Last summer, Sky TV obtained a somewhat mysterious pirate IPTV blocking injunction at the High Court in London. In the months up to November 2023, that led to UK ISPs blocking at least 400 IPTV domains/subdomains, potentially many more. Available data today suggests a perpetual war of attrition on an unprecedented scale. In the last four weeks alone, Sky blocked almost 4,200 IPTV service URLs; the pirates’ response is simple: churn out more.

blocked tvblocked tvLast summer, UK broadcaster Sky obtained a High Court injunction that requires local ISPs to block pirate IPTV services illegally offering its content.

Blocking injunctions aren’t new or unusual but since limited information is made available to the public, anyone interested in the mechanisms involved and whether blocking is working must find out for themselves.

We were able to determine the names of at least some of the targeted services, including BunnyStream, Enigma Streams, GenIPTV, CatIPTV,…

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