Federal Court enters final judgment against IKS Rocket and IKS Japan end-user Thomas Mehalic, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties and issues a permanent injunction

iksrocketOn August 22, 2014 the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Thomas Mehalic. Mehalic was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscriptions to the IKS Rocket and IKS Japan services. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Mehalic as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication Privacy Act (“ECPA”). 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. 8 – Final Judgment & Permanent Injunction (Thomas Mehalic)

Federal Court enters final judgment against IKS Rocket and Nfusion Private Server end-user Quentin Martin, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties and issues a permanent injunction

iksrocketOn August 19, 2014 the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Quentin Martin. Martin was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscriptions to the IKS Rocket and Nfusion Private Server (“NFPS”) services. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Martin as well as an award of $10,000 in statutory damages (the maximum damages per violation) under the Electronics Communication Privacy Act (“ECPA”). 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. 16 – Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction

Federal Court enters judgment against StarGate Portal end-user Roy Kitzmiller, awards $10,000 in statutory penalties, and issues a permanent injunction

On August 6, 2014 the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee granted DISH Network and NagraStar’s motion for final judgment against Roy Kitzmiller. Kitzmiller was sued by DISH Network and NagraStar for federal claims arising out of his subscription to the StarGate Portal service. The Court’s order includes a permanent injunction against Kitzmiller 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.13 – Final Judgment & Permanent Injunction

Federal Court enters final judgment against NFusion Private Server end-user Conrad Roemke, 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 Conrad Roemke. Roemke 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 Roemke 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 Permanent Injunction

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