Lawsuits

Federal Court enters default against NFusion Private Server end-user Joseph Walnoha, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

iksprivateserverOn July 25, 2014 the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Joseph Walnoha. Walnoha was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscription to the NFusion Private Server service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Walnoha as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication 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.11 – Final Default Judgment & Order Entering Perm Injunction

Florida Federal Court Grants DISH/NagraStar Final Judgment against Douglas Rosen, Issues Permanent Injunctive and Impoundment Relief, and Seizes the Fixdish.com domain

On August 25, 2014 the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Broward county resident Douglas Rosen. Rosen was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other federal statutes for claims arising out of his operation of the website www.fixdish.com and his trafficking in various circumvention devices and services. The Court’s order imposes statutory damages against Rosen in the amount of $126,500.00. Last month the Court granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for permanent injunctive relief against Rosen and issued an order prohibiting him from future violations subject to the penalty of contempt. The Court also ordered the impoundment of all circumvention products and technology remaining in the possession of Rosen and Ordered the transfer of the fixdish.com website to the custody of NagraStar.

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. 26 – Order Granting Plaintiff’s Permanent Injunction

Dkt. 31 – Order granting final judgment_damages

Federal Court enters judgment against IKS Rocket service end-user Angel Davila, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

iksrocketOn June 27, 2014 the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Angel Davila. Davila was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscription to the IKS Rocket service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Davila as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication 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 14 – Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction

Federal Court enters judgment against Nfusion Private Server end-user Dang Pham, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

ikspsOn June 27, 2014 the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Dang Pham. Pham was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscription to the Nfusion Private Server service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Pham as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication 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.10 – Final Judgment & Permanent Injunction

Federal Court enters default against Nfusion Private Server and IKS Rocket end-user Kenneth Scott, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

iksprivateserverOn June 25, 2014 the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Kenneth Scott. Scott was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscription to the Nfusion Private Server service and the IKS Rocket service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Scott as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication 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.18 – Judgment & Injunction