Abuse Message [AbuseID:51B739:18]: AbuseNormal: Copyright infringement notice : Incident ID 6758357 : Urgent live stream escalation URL acestream://acestream.org/9278f5db351468301c83afe03d5df6fe4f93a128 — Sky UK Limited — IP address 144.76.68.183

Dear Sir/Madam,

We act on behalf of Sky UK Limited (“our client”). Our client is one

of the leading providers of pay television and home entertainment services

in the UK and Ireland. It owns the exclusive rights in its broadcasts

(“Sky programming”). It charges a prescribed fee to customers to view

the Sky programming, and it does not authorise any party to rebroadcast the

same by any means.

Please find below a copyright infringement notice sent to a site that is

making use of streaming servers hosted within your infrastructure to

unlawfully broadcast Sky programming. The technical parameters that

uniquely identify the stream are as follows, to enable you to trace the

specific machine within your infrastructure.

content owner: Sky UK Limited

timestamp seen: 2018-08-11 12:36:12

ip address: 144.76.68.183

tcUrl: acestream://acestream.org/27a0e57353c75848db4e5b2b5894264848fa441f

playpath:

pageUrl:

acestream://acestream.org/27a0e57353c75848db4e5b2b5894264848fa441f

swfUrl:

contact email: operations@friendmts.com

The stream above may not allow direct access to the video, however we have

observed the stream as playable when it is embedded into a page.

This site is likely not hosted on your infrastructure, and the above URLs

more accurately reference the stream itself, however we are including this

page solely for convenience to be able to see the stream in question.

As the copyright infringement notice makes clear, the operators of the

site referred to above are, amongst other things, infringing our client’s

copyright, and/or unlawfully using its trademarks. As the provider of the

service used to effect this unlawful activity, we request that you take

immediate steps to disable the site. A failure to do so will mean that any

defences you may otherwise have had under the E-Commerce Directive or

equivalent legislation will be lost, and you could be required to pay

damages and/or penalties for, amongst other things, infringement of

copyright in the works described below.

Please confirm within 10 minutes by email to skymonitoring@friendmts.com,

retaining our Incident ID in the subject line, that you have complied with

the above. You may also respond by fax to +44 121 633 2001. Our client

expressly reserves its rights to pursue all available remedies and have

enforced all available penalties in the event of non-compliance by you with

this notice.

Yours sincerely

Jonathan Friend

Friend MTS Limited

Eleven Brindleyplace

2 Brunswick Square

Birmingham

B1 2LP

———- Forwarded Message ———-

Subject: Incident ID 6758099

Date: 2018-08-11 12:36:12

Dear Sir/Madam,

We are writing to you on behalf of our client Sky UK Limited («Sky»).

As you are no doubt aware, Sky is one of the leading providers of pay

television and home entertainment services in the UK and Ireland. Sky owns

the exclusive broadcasting rights in the Sky programming and it does not

authorise any party to rebroadcast its content by any means.

Through our monitoring programme we have become aware that, on your

website acestream.org, you have been making available to the public a

number of Sky broadcasts («Sky programming»), found through the following

URL(s)/Channel(s):

URL: acestream://acestream.org/27a0e57353c75848db4e5b2b5894264848fa441f

Incident ID: 6758099

Date seen (UTC): 2018-08-11 12:36:12

As noted above, Sky owns the exclusive rights in its programming and users

access the Sky programming by way of paying the prescribed fee. The

re-broadcasting of any Sky programming is not permitted in any

circumstances.

We hereby state that we have a good faith belief that the disputed use of

the copyrighted material is not authorised by the copyright owner, its

agent, or the law (e.g. as a fair use).

We hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under

penalty of perjury, that our client is the owner, or authorised to act on

behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the

copyright that is allegedly infringed.

Your actions are an infringement of our client’s rights; in particular

they constitute copyright infringement under applicable legislation,

including that relating to apparatus used for unauthorised reception of

transmission or to online service providers.

Our client takes infringement of its rights in this way very seriously.

This is a serious matter causing, or likely to cause, significant loss to

our client and our client therefore requires that you immediately cease all

such infringing and unlawful activity.

Our client reserve all of their rights in this matter.

Please confirm within 10 minutes by email to skymonitoring@friendmts.com,

retaining our Incident ID in the subject line, that you have complied with

the above. You may also respond by fax to +44 121 633 2001.

Yours sincerely,

Jonathan Friend

Friend MTS Limited

Eleven Brindleyplace

2 Brunswick Square

Birmingham

B1 2LP

Dear Sir/Madam, We act on behalf of Sky UK Limited (“our client”). Our client is one of the leading providers of pay television and home entertainment services in the UK and Ireland. It owns the exclusive rights in its broadcasts (“Sky programming”). It charges a prescribed fee to customers to view the Sky programming, and it does not authorise any party to rebroadcast the same by any means. Please find below a copyright infringement notice sent to a site that is making use of streaming servers hosted within your infrastructure to unlawfully broadcast Sky programming. The technical parameters that uniquely identify the stream are as follows, to enable you to trace the specific machine within your infrastructure. content owner: Sky UK Limited timestamp seen: 2018-08-11 12:36:12 ip address: 144.76.68.183 tcUrl: acestream://acestream.org/27a0e57353c75848db4e5b2b5894264848fa441f playpath: pageUrl: acestream://acestream.org/27a0e57353c75848db4e5b2b5894264848fa441f swfUrl: contact email: operations@friendmts.com The stream above may not allow direct access to the video, however we have observed the stream as playable when it is embedded into a page. This site is likely not hosted on your infrastructure, and the above URLs more accurately reference the stream itself, however we are including this page solely for convenience to be able to see the stream in question. As the copyright infringement notice makes clear, the operators of the site referred to above are, amongst other things, infringing our client’s copyright, and/or unlawfully using its trademarks. As the provider of the service used to effect this unlawful activity, we request that you take immediate steps to disable the site. A failure to do so will mean that any defences you may otherwise have had under the E-Commerce Directive or equivalent legislation will be lost, and you could be required to pay damages and/or penalties for, amongst other things, infringement of copyright in the works described below. Please confirm within 10 minutes by email to skymonitoring@friendmts.com, retaining our Incident ID in the subject line, that you have complied with the above. You may also respond by fax to +44 121 633 2001. Our client expressly reserves its rights to pursue all available remedies and have enforced all available penalties in the event of non-compliance by you with this notice. Yours sincerely Jonathan Friend Friend MTS Limited Eleven Brindleyplace 2 Brunswick Square Birmingham B1 2LP ———- Forwarded Message ———- Subject: Incident ID 6758099 Date: 2018-08-11 12:36:12 Dear Sir/Madam, We are writing to you on behalf of our client Sky UK Limited («Sky»). As you are no doubt aware, Sky is one of the leading providers of pay television and home entertainment services in the UK and Ireland. Sky owns the exclusive broadcasting rights in the Sky programming and it does not authorise any party to rebroadcast its content by any means. Through our monitoring programme we have become aware that, on your website acestream.org, you have been making available to the public a number of Sky broadcasts («Sky programming»), found through the following URL(s)/Channel(s): URL: acestream://acestream.org/27a0e57353c75848db4e5b2b5894264848fa441f Incident ID: 6758099 Date seen (UTC): 2018-08-11 12:36:12 As noted above, Sky owns the exclusive rights in its programming and users access the Sky programming by way of paying the prescribed fee. The re-broadcasting of any Sky programming is not permitted in any circumstances. We hereby state that we have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g. as a fair use). We hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that our client is the owner, or authorised to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed. Your actions are an infringement of our client’s rights; in particular they constitute copyright infringement under applicable legislation, including that relating to apparatus used for unauthorised reception of transmission or to online service providers. Our client takes infringement of its rights in this way very seriously. This is a serious matter causing, or likely to cause, significant loss to our client and our client therefore requires that you immediately cease all such infringing and unlawful activity. Our client reserve all of their rights in this matter. Please confirm within 10 minutes by email to skymonitoring@friendmts.com, retaining our Incident ID in the subject line, that you have complied with the above. You may also respond by fax to +44 121 633 2001. Yours sincerely, Jonathan Friend Friend MTS Limited Eleven Brindleyplace 2 Brunswick Square Birmingham B1 2LP