Federal Court enters final judgment against NFPS end-user Clyde Norwood, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

iksprivateserver On July 12, 2016 the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Clyde Norwood.  Norwood was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscription to the NFPS IKS service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Norwood as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication Privacy Act.  NagraStar is initiating collection and enforcement efforts against Norwood.  DISH Network and NagraStar continue to investigate and take action against those responsible for trying to circumvent the companies’ security system in order to gain unauthorized access to DISH Network programming.

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Florida Federal Court Enters Injunction against NFPS reseller and Awards NagraStar $450,000 In Damages

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On June 30, 2016 the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Michael Smith.  Smith was sued by DISH and NagraStar in 2015 for federal claims arising out of his selling of subscription codes to the NFPS IKS service.  The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Smith as well as an award of $450,000 in statutory damages under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.  DISH and NagraStar continue to investigate and take action against those responsible for trying to circumvent the companies’ security system in order to gain unauthorized access to DISH Network programming.  NagraStar is currently initiating enforcement efforts against Smith.

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California Federal Court Enters Injunction against NFPS reseller and Awards NagraStar $97,000 In Damages

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On June 2, 2016 the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Arturo Ramirez. Ramirez was sued by DISH and NagraStar in 2015 for federal claims arising out of his selling of subscription codes to the NFPS IKS service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Ramirez as well as an award of $97,000 in statutory damages under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. DISH and NagraStar continue to investigate and take action against those responsible for trying to circumvent the companies’ security system in order to gain unauthorized access to DISH Network programming. NagraStar is currently initiating enforcement efforts against Ramirez.

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California Federal Court Enters Injunction against NFPS reseller and Awards NagraStar $100,000 In Damages

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On March 1, 2016 the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against James Terrazas.  Terrazas was sued by DISH and NagraStar in 2015 for federal claims arising out of his selling of subscription codes to the NFPS IKS service.  The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Terrazas as well as an award of $100,000 in statutory damages under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.  DISH and NagraStar continue to investigate and take action against those responsible for trying to circumvent the companies’ security system in order to gain unauthorized access to DISH Network programming.  NagraStar is currently initiating enforcement efforts against Terrazas.

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Federal Court enters final judgment against NFPS end-users Donald Bates and Theresa Horace, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

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On February 22, 2016 the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Donald Bates and Theresa Horace (collectively “Bates”). Bates was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar in October 2015 for federal claims arising out of their subscription to the NFPS IKS service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Bates as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. DISH Network and NagraStar continue to investigate and take action against those responsible for trying to circumvent the companies’ security system in order to gain unauthorized access to DISH Network programming.

Dkt.13 – Final Judgment

Dkt.14 – Permanent Injunction