Global piracy numbers reached almost 190 billion pirate site visits in 2018, according to figures released by MUSO.
The Premier League, and national police in Spain, Denmark and Europol worked together in an international anti-piracy operation resulting in five arrests and uncovering a complex, international illegal IPTV business.
In a recent study of the online content viewing behaviour of Indonesian consumers, it was revealed that 29% of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and video content.
Three men who sold illegal streaming devices to rebroadcast football from more than 20 pay-TV companies have been sentenced to a total of 17 years in jail for defrauding Premier League.
In the UK, four local residents who ran the torrent tracker thefoundry.name were sentenced to prison sentences from two to 4.5 years.
Police in Australia have arrested a 21-year-old Sydney man who allegedly made AU $300,000 (EUR187,000) selling passwords of services including Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, PSN, and Origin.
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.
In a recent study of the online content viewing behaviour of Malaysian consumers, it was revealed that 25% of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and video content.
BeIn Sports has said it is not renewing its Formula 1 contract for the Middle East and North Africa rights due to rampant piracy.