Irish Times: Court orders block on illegal streaming of English football matches

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Source: The Irish Times

July 15, 2019

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“People who illegally stream live English Premier League football matches will find the service blocked when the season kicks off next month following a court order.

The judge in the case cited a survey of 2,000 adults: ’36 per cent said they accessed material they were not entitled to, with 19 per cent admitting they accessed premiership matches this way.'”

Why it matters: Regulators are making unprecedented moves to reduce video piracy.  This particular ruling applies to the major video providers serving Ireland.

Read the entire article at The Irish Times

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