Our Piracy Promise
Kevin says: “We owe it to our honest pub and club operators to protect the investment they’ve made in their SKY TV subscription.” The Piracy Promise is an assurance that we’ll follow up and investigate any misuse of the SKY service
Commercial piracy is theft. Any person using SKY TV services in an unauthorised manner is dishonestly obtaining a benefit without providing proper payment to SKY.
It's a Crime
If you use SKY TV services in an unauthorised manner you risk getting a criminal record, being fined up to $5,000 and/or going to prison.
The owner, licensee and on-duty manager of any commercial premises who allows the premises to show SKY TV services in the knowledge that the SKY service is not authorised for use in that premises, and any directors and managers of a company that uses SKY TV services in this manner, can be liable for various offences under the Crimes Act 1961 and Copyright Act.
Any person who is found to have assisted or encouraged the unauthorised use of SKY TV services, including the person who supplied the decoder, may also be held liable as a joint offender of the relevant offences.