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Man fined more than £22,000 for illegally showing BT Sport & Sky Sports football

Yesterday (24th September) a Liverpool pub supervisor was fined more than £22,000 for illegally showing BT Sport and Sky Sports football matches following a successful prosecution by the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT). Anthony Tynan, the designated premise supervisor at the Mariner, Whitefield Drive, Liverpool was found guilty on 30th July at Liverpool Magistrates Court … Continued

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COURTS CONVICT LICENSEES IN STOCKPORT AND RUTLAND FOR ILLEGAL SKY USE

Licensees in Stockport and Rutland have been convicted and fined for showing Sky Sports illegally in their premises following successful prosecutions by The Federation Against Copyright Theft (‘FACT’). In the first of the cases, Mr Michael Anthony McNally of The Emigration  was convicted after trial at Stockport Magistrates Court of five offences of dishonest reception … Continued

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Aylesbury Pub Licensee Ordered To Pay Over £6,000 For Illegal Sky Use

Following a successful prosecution by The Federation Against Copyright Theft (‘FACT’), the Premises Licence Holder and Designated Premises Supervisor of LJ’s[1] in Aylesbury has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £6,000 in fines and costs for showing Sky Sports illegally in his premises. On 20th August 2015 at Milton Keynes Magistrates Court, Mr. … Continued

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Publicans Speak Out Against Unauthorised Screening of Live Sport

Pubs show frustration towards unscrupulous licensees and support action taken against them Landlords and licensees have spoken out against the unauthorised screening of live sport, claiming that it goes against the behaviour they would expect from their fellow publicans[1]. In a poll of current Sky customers carried out by research company Ipsos MORI, publicans showed … Continued

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Licensees of Corby pub ordered to pay over £17,000 for illegal Sky use

Following a successful prosecution by The Federation Against Copyright Theft (‘FACT’), the licensees of the Domino Inn in Corby have been convicted and ordered to pay in excess of £17,000 in fines and costs for showing Sky Sports illegally in their premises. On 7th April 2015, at Northampton Magistrates Court, Joseph McLaughlin and Catherine McLaughlin of … Continued

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Islington landlord ordered to pay over £4,800 for illegal Sky use

Following a successful prosecution by The Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT), the licensee of The Halfway House Bar in Islington has been convicted and fined for showing Sky Sports illegally in the premises. On 9th February 2015, at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court, Mr. Zohair Layada, the Designated Premise Supervisor and Premises Licence Holder of The … Continued

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London pub ordered to pay over £5,000 for illegal Sky use

Following a successful prosecution by The Federation Against Copyright Theft (‘FACT’), the licensee of The Acorn on Queensbridge Road in East London has been convicted and fined for showing Sky Sports illegally in her premises. Patricia Lahoud, the Designated Premises Supervisor and joint Licence Holder of The Acorn was found guilty after trial at Stratford Magistrates … Continued