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Yousef Al-Obaidly

beIN CEO: “Progress on piracy”

beIN MEDIA Group CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly has suggested that new legislation in France is helping in the fight against piracy, but that it’s not fast or comprehensive enough. Speaking to French daily Le Monde, Al-Obaidly said that “while we’re making progress on piracy – and the new law in France, which beIN was instrumental on […]

May 31, 2022By Colin Mann

French broadcasters win piracy damages

A French court has ordered five defendants to pay €7 million in damages to French broadcasters beIN Sports, Canal+ and RMC Sport, following the defendants’ convictions for operating illegal sports streaming websites targeting the broadcasters. The multi-million Euro damages award is one of the largest financial rulings issued by a French court following a piracy […]

March 12, 2021By Colin Mann