Northern Ireland: Pair charged for illegal streaming site

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On June 19, Mid-Ulster detectives, in collaboration with local Bellaghy police, uncovered an alleged streaming piracy operation and have charged two with “a range of offences including making or supplying articles for use in fraud, possessing articles infringing copyright, unauthorised use of a trademark and concealing criminal property.”

The two were scheduled to face charges before the Magherafelt Magistrates court on July 15

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Why it matters

Recognition of piracy arrests by local and regional news media is an important element of consumer awareness. If police reports cause just one potential pirate to re-think their intentions, it is an effective tactic.

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