The Bein Media Group has protested against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), which will live-stream matches featuring Saudi Arabian clubs in the AFC Asian Champions League for free into Saudi Arabia.
BeIn Media Group is leading a group of major US sports leagues, studios and international broadcasters mading detailed public submissions to US Trade Representative as theft of world sport and entertainment spreads.
BeIn Sports has said it is not renewing its Formula 1 contract for the Middle East and North Africa rights due to rampant piracy.
BEIN Sports has created a new website that it claims “exposes the industrial scale theft of world sports and entertainment” carried out by the Saudi pirate TV channel beoutQ.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has said it would investigate Qatar’s allegations of intellectual property breaches against Saudi Arabia. It concerns piracy of the BeIN Sports channels.
The BBC and Sky have written to the European Commission demanding action against the pirate TV streaming service BeoutQ.
The beIN Corporation has launched an international investment arbitration against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for damages totalling more than $1 billion, having been unlawfully driven out of the Saudi market and subjected to widespread piracy of sports broadcasting.
The Premier League has confirmed it will take action against a ‘pirate’ Saudi Arabian broadcaster that has been relaying its matches without permission.
The main French football league, Ligue de Football Professional, has condemned the illegal broadcast piracy of opening games of Ligue 1 by Saudi Arabia-based beoutQ and escalates the theft of its rights to the Directorate General for Trade at the European Commission.
Saudi pirate broadcaster beoutQ has ‘stolen’ the opening games of Premier League and Ligue 1 from the official licence holder BeIn Sports.