A Dish Network satellite dish.

Dish Network is suing a California man in federal court for allegedly pirating signals from it satellite and streaming television products, then re-selling them through a questionable Internet service.

Last week, attorneys representing Dish filed a civil complaint against Vaneet Sharma and his Astro Vast Solutions LLC, both based in the San Francisco suburb of Danville, after the company concluded that Sharma illegally redistributed channels that were obtained from Dish and its streaming service, Sling TV.

The channels were repackaged in a service called Sharma Iptv, which was promoted through fliers that Sharma allegedly distributed to Indian temples, restaurants and shops throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The pamphlets said Sharma Iptv served up channels that offered pay-per-view programming and live sports from the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), and the National Basketball Association (NBA) for as little as $15 per month. Subscribers…

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