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.
A man found guilty of selling illicit streaming devices pre-loaded with premium content has been sentenced to 16 months in prison.
An individual has been sentenced to 16 months in prison having been found guilty of selling illicit streaming devices pre-loaded with premium content.
Saudi pirate broadcaster beoutQ has ‘stolen’ the opening games of Premier League and Ligue 1 from the official licence holder BeIn Sports.
Hundreds of stolen login details for popular OTT services are available every month on the dark web for an average of only $8.81, potentially putting consumers at risk and impacting OTT revenues, according to new research by Irdeto.
Luke Skinner has received a court order against him having been found to be selling IPTV subscriptions and pre-loaded illicit streaming devices on Facebook Marketplace.
At the end of July, the Dutch developer/manager Z ceased his Kodi repository XvBMC-NL after the bailiff served a summons from Brein.
Consumers who prefer piracy over legal video sites are ensuring that peer-to-peer (P2P) piracy continues to be the major method of accessing illegal copies of movies and TV shows.
Irdeto made a call to turn up the heat on payment platforms that enable piracy.
The percentage of internet users in Europe that occasionally downloads or streams music, films, series, books or games illegally decreased between 2014 and 2017.