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OSN Breakfast: The Hidden Dangers of Piracy

You're invited to join us and OSN at this free breakfast session that will cover the dangers of illegal downloading and streaming

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16 April 2017

Last updated on 25 May 2017
OSN Breakfast: The Hidden Dangers of Piracy

In a world where everyone is so plugged in to their phones, computers and TVs, it's not often many of us actually think about the legal repercussions of our activity online. 

Unlike us, content piracy and illegal streaming and downloading is an everyday challenge for Sophie Moloney, who is OSN's Chief Legal Officer. 

Now, we've teamed up with OSN to give you EWers the chance to hear Sophie's unique perspective and insights on the challenges, risks and dangers of content piracy in the UAE. This session will also discuss, over a free, delicious breakfast, OSN services and will delve deeper into the world of content protection and illegal streaming. 

When: Wednesday 3rd May, 2017
Where: Emirates Golf Club
Time: 9am - 11am
Price: Free
RSVP: Click here
Location: Click here
FAQs: Click here

OSN Breakfast with ExpatWoman

The main topics that will be covered in this session include:

  • Content protection education and awareness
  • The harmfulness of illegal streaming and downloading
  • What consumers look for in a TV service... What's your favourite TV moment? 

Not only that, but EWers attending this event will be able to enjoy a free breakfast AND get their hands on some incredible OSN goodies to enjoy: 

- An OSN play free trail account for one month

- $200 OSN store credit for existing OSN subscribers attending

- $200 OSN store credit for new subscribers from EW members

- An OSN goody bag with an OSN mug and notebook


To RSVP to this session, please email events@expatwoman.com - but be quick! As there's limited spaces available for this event. 

What is OSN?

Watching TV is an amazing experience, and at OSN, they believe that OSN is the only way to watch TV. It transports you to faraway galaxies and age-old kingdoms. It's a window that opens up a world of imagination, dreams and adventures. It's your inner fan's one-way ticket to the biggest sports from around the globe. It's school time and fun time all in one. It's tears and joy, frights and surprises, love and laughter. 

At OSN, they believe that you deserve to enjoy TV the best way it was meant to be watched, and to experience it in all its glory. You deserve the best TV experience, and that's where they come in.

OSN Breakfast with ExpatWoman

OSN gives you the widest choice of the best English and Arabic TV entertainment, from the biggest names in the business. If there's something you want to watch on TV, it's on one of our channels. 

They love being first, and they know you do too, which is why OSN brings you the latest movies and series first, before any other platform. 

And most of their movies and series are exclusive to OSN channels, and are available nowhere else. 

OSN is really big on family. They know that there's nothing more enjoyable than some family-friendly TV time. OSN has something for everyone in your home to enjoy - from movie and series, to kids programs, factual shows, sports and much more. 

Sophie Moloney OSN Chief Legal OfficerWho is Sophie Moloney?

Sophie Moloney is OSN’s Chief Legal Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs with further responsibility for Content Protection and CSR initiatives. As CLO she is the senior executive responsible for all legal, compliance, regulatory affairs and company secretarial matters for the leading pay television network in the Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining OSN, Sophie was a commercial lawyer for the UK’s premier pay-TV company, Sky (UK) supporting the Technology Procurement and Content and Copyright teams.  Sophie has been in the UAE since 2011 (seconded from Sky,) first as Legal Director to Sky News Arabia where she was part of the team that launched the news channel, and then as a Project Director for Abu Dhabi Media and the capital’s media freezone entity, twofour54. 

Among other things she managed the re-launch of the UAE’s national nightly TV news program, Oloum al Dar. Sophie began her legal career in private practice, first at Buddle Findlay in New Zealand, followed by a move with Ashurst LLP to their TMT practice in London. Sophie is an accomplished public speaker and was the Vice President of the Student Law Society at the University of Canterbury. 


The Emirates Golf Club is a well-known place in Dubai, and is easily accessible from Dubai Metro, by car and by bus. Conveniently located in 'New Dubai', the club is accessible off Sheikh Zayed Road and opposite Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, and not far from Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah. 

The Dubai Metro's Nakheel station is directly located outside the main entrance, making the club within walking distance for visitors. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my child(ren) with me? We're sorry but this event is not suitable for children.

Do I need a ticket to attend? Absolutely not, this is a FREE event but please make sure to register your place.

Can I bring my pet(s)? Unfortunately no, pets are not allowed to this event or within the venue.

Is there parking? Yes, there's parking available at Emirates Golf Club.

What is included in this event? A free breakfast will be served to attendees, and participants will receive some great OSN goodies to take away. 

How do I register my place? Please email events@expatwoman.com to secure your place!

Can I bring a friend along? Of course, feel free - but please make sure they also register their spot by emailing events@expatwoman.com

Is there a dress code? Please feel free to wear whatever your most comfortable in, and smart/casual dressing is most appropriate.