The latest and greatest offering from the the Starview creators is The Box Super USB.

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Today I’m just back from a great Christmas break and eager to get moving on bringing 2bscene (and other projects) to another level this year. It’s all too easy to get bogged down in work and lie in the trenches when you’re busy, but the break helps rejuvenate your brain and start thinking of how to improve things to give an even better level of service.

The boxes gave customers access to Virgin channels without subscriptions and at least 6,600 people are thought to have been connected to the Starview server, although the number could be “considerably higher”, according to Virgin’s claims.

The reported nerve centre for the gang was an upstairs bedroom in a house in Littleover, near Derby, where the fraudsters used legitimate subscriptions to receive Virgin TV.

After sifting through hundreds of emails though, one email caught my eye from a guy calling himself Daithi Boyce.

I tried to make sense of it by adding a bit of grammar….: tom ur an asshole. well didnt fuckin help with the starview boxs s with all your shite on the net.

With the help of Hong Kong-based accomplices, the gang decrypted protected channels that were then viewed through the Starview boxes.

An investigation by Virgin in early 2011 identified the house and police executed a warrant and searched the premises in February the same year.

If I worked for UPC, I would so far count this as a huge success as users of the forums seem to have given up any hope of there ever being a fix. But I imagine a lot of people will begin to change over to Sky now as it’s a much better offering!