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Premier League fights streaming

March 3, 2008

The UK Premier League has won High Court injunctions against three websites accused of illegally streaming its live football matches over the net. The sites had been re-distributing signals from rightsholders like Sky Sports. It's been a growing problem for the league over the last few years as the global audience grows for the English game. had charged £7, (E9.4) for example. Now both it and have disappeared, the League says the precedent will be used to pursue other site in the UK and abroad.

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