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.
With just two matches left, football’s governing body is preparing to take legal action against the Saudi pirate that has been illegally retransmitting the World Cup.
The Saudi Ministry of Media has rejected “baseless Wimbledon claims”, according to local Arab media, sparking a war of words.
The Formula 1 organisation has launched an investigation into the illegal broadcasts by Saudi broadcaster BeoutQ.
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and Eleven Sports Networks have now also complained about piracy of their live exclusive sports rights by Saudi based BeoutQ TV platform.