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Angel Dzhambazki

MEPs tackle live sports online piracy

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have set out proposals to crack down on the growing phenomenon of illegal broadcasting of live sporting events. To help combat the problem, MEPs call on the Commission to clarify and improve the current EU framework on intellectual property rights for live sport events, currently not subject to copyright […]

May 19, 2021By Colin Mann

MEPs urge live sport anti-piracy protection

The unique live character of sport events requires special protection to allow for real time take downs, according to the European Parliament’s MEPs. In a draft report adopted with 18 votes in favour and six against, the Legal Affairs committee sets out recommendations to address the illegal transmission of sport events and the protection of […]

April 16, 2021By Colin Mann