Dutchman suspected of illegal distribution Flemish series




The Belgian police have arrested 28-year-old Dutchman who Flemish TV series’d ripped and spread via bittorrent. The Dutchman, who has known, risking imprisonment for up to five years and hefty fines.

The 28-year-old Dutchman Pieter Jan H. spread Flemish series as Salamander, The Pappenheimers, Dancing with the Stars and Code 37 via bittorrent, often several days after they were broadcast. on Flemish television It is not clear whether H., who lived in The Hague, is exclusively focused on the distribution of Belgian series or it has spread. Series also from other countries

Although the Dutchman series distributed via bittorrent, he praised the downloads via Twitter. Because of this he finally tracked down, so writes De Standaard. Together with the Dutch police executed a search warrant at the uploader, where his computer was confiscated. Although the Dutchman, who has known, was taken in for questioning, he is not arrested.

The Dutchman may, if he is prosecuted criminally receive a prison sentence of up to five years and hefty fines of hundreds of thousands of euros. According to The Latest News The case came to light when a number of Flemish broadcasters, including the public broadcaster VRT, SBS Belgium and VMMa rang the bell.



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