They have had a few direct and indirect scandals in the UK, and have been repeatedly accused of anti-competitive practices. They also didn't pay any taxes from 1990-1999. Sky was found to have overcharged for its Sky Sports channels, and was ordered in 2010 to reduce its charges for these channels. They are majority owned by Murdoch whose other news outlets hacked phones of innocent people to dig up dirt for their tabloids including the phones of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, relatives of deceased British soldiers, and victims of the 7 July 2005 London bombings.Parker said:Are Sky evil? They're just a TV company. Are you angry that you can't watch Game of Thrones for free?spalco said:Also maybe an even more evil company than Sky, which is kind of impressive.
The likes of the Sun, Fox News etc may have some common shareholders, but they're not Sky.