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According to the Washington Post, a pair of Las Vegas computer programmers pleaded guilty last week to operating massive unauthorized streaming services that authorities say rivaled the libraries of Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu and cost copyright owners millions.


1. How did the two men steal these amounts of money?

2. What was iStreamitAll’s subscription cost?

3. How many subscribers did these criminals have and how much were they able to earn each year?

4. When are they scheduled to go to trial?


Telford, T. (2019). Two men plead guilty to running illegal streaming services with more content than Netflix, Hulu. The Washington Post, Dec. 16 (Retrievable online at