DISH Network Wins $3.3M in Suit Over Streaming Scheme

Law360 (May 20, 2020, 8:42 PM EDT) -- DISH Network LLC has been awarded $3.3 million after a judge found a mother-and-son duo illegally retransmitted the satellite TV provider's programming for cash and acknowledged they were selling "pirated f**king streams."

DISH and NagraStar LLC —which provides security technology authorizing a user's access to DISH programming — were awarded the damages after New York District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino on Tuesday found that Debra Henderson and her son John had violated the Federal Communications Act.

According to DISH and NagraStar's initial complaint, filed in late 2019, the Hendersons operated a "rebroadcasting scheme" that sold device codes customers could use to access streaming services that illegally re-broadcast DISH...

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