As part of a new campaign to #stopiracy, new information published by Italian football’s Lega Serie A has illustrated how widespread acts of criminal piracy have become in Italy.
German football association DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has set up a joint venture with Athletia to take action against the illegal transmission of Bundesliga matches on an international level.
Football bodies FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, the Premier League and Lega Serie A have issued a joint statement regarding the activities of beoutQ in Saudi Arabia.
In a special investigation, Italian police cracked down on Sky Italia pirate Zsat.
The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) has decided to block access to seven sites redistributing TV content illegally.
Consumer research by Ampere Analysis has revealed a steady fall in the proportion of consumers who say that they regularly use pirate sites and services to watch online video.
Five arrests have been made in Rennes following a joint complaint made by Canal+ Group, beIN Sports and RMC Sport in the Association for Combating Audiovisual Piracy (ALPA).
FIFA has issued a warning to the Saudi satellite operator Arabsat to stop transmitting illegal feeds from the Women’s World Cup, which have been pirated by BeoutQ.
STORY UPDATED. Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports is claiming a major victory after it announced that a French court had found Arabsat to be involved in the alleged piracy operation beoutQ.
In France, seven people will appear in court for illegally offering for two million episodes of TV series.