Dish Goes After 'Free TV' Websites For Pirating Asian Shows

Law360 (November 21, 2019, 7:33 PM EST) -- DishNetwork is still taking aim at websites it says survive off of siphoning its content, asking a Texas federal judge Thursday to step in and stop more than a dozen websites from pirating its channels.

The satellite provider said that despite nearly 50 infringement warnings, the 15 websites, which bill themselves as offering "Free TV," continue to operate by intercepting DishNetwork signals broadcasting programs from Arab and Southeast Asian countries.

"Defendants' actions are willful, malicious, intentional, purposeful, and in disregard of and with indifference to the rights of Dish," the satellite provider said in its suit.

Dish said it hasn't been...

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