Partially inspired by this question, though substantively different (I hope).
There are many sites on the internet which contain pirated media (eg tv shows, movies) those sites allow anyone to view this pirated media by playing the video the same way you would play a YouTube video. The actual media is not hosted on the viewer's computer. Would there be halachic grounds to permit someone to view this kind of media? Would it matter if the viewer would not otherwise pay for the same media if it was not available through a pirated source?
Note: I am not interested in the ethics of such behavior or how it may contravene the laws of the land, this is a purely theoretical halachic question.