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What is an IKS private server?

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An IKS private server is a computer that is connected to the Internet and providing illegal access to satellite television broadcasts by sharing one customer's satellite subscription to many other people who have not formally subscribed. IKS stands for Internet Key Sharing.

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IKS private servers are a method for performing online piracy. They allow people who are not members of a satellite television service to access the company's content through a valid subscription that is set up on a server. Servers, by definition, are shared across a network. A server can either be public and accessible to anyone, or private and only accessible to a few. In the case of IKS servers, owners often sell access to viewers seeking to watch satellite television on the cheap, so most are private.

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