In conjunction with Europol, police forces in Spain, UK, and Denmark, have carried out what is being described as the "largest ever" operation against a pirate IPTV network. Five people have been arrested, accused of crimes including IP violations, fraud, and money laundering.
Hollywood's MPAA has submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of several major record labels, hoping to overturn a verdict in favor of the stream ripping sites FLVTO.biz and 2Conv.com. The group fears that the verdict will serve as a roadmap for foreign pirates who want to evade US Courts. Unlike the District Court concluded, the MPAA says the sites are "quintessentially commercial."