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Premier League Piracy Case Ends In ‘Record Damages’, Suspended Sentences

News The Premier League says it has secured one of the highest copyright-related damages awards in Thailand’s history after targeting individuals behind a major ‘piracy network’ in Asia. A British man and a Thai national pleaded guilty to infringement, paid the Premier League around £385,000, forfeited close to £180,000, and received suspended jail sentences totaling […]

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LaLiga & Pro League Team Up With New Anti-Piracy Deal

Top-tier Spanish football league LaLiga says it will team up with Belgium’s Pro League for another season to fight piracy. When announcing the deal, LaLiga also revealed results for the previous campaign in which it removed more than 700 ‘pirate’ apps from Google Play and iTunes while targeting links to streaming sites and IPTV platforms. […]

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Premier League Wins New ISP Piracy Blocking Order

The Premier League has won an injunction from the Commercial Court in Ireland to have live ‘pirate’ streams of its football matches blocked by local ISPs. Under the order, ISPs Eircom, Sky, Virgin and Vodafone will respond to real-time information supplied by the League’s anti-piracy partners. The injunction mirrors a similar program previously established in […]

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Premier League Seeks Live Sports Blocking Order in Ireland

The Premier League is seeking to expand its illegal stream blocking program to Ireland. An application filed at the High Court demands that ISPs including Eircom, Sky, Virgin and Vodafone prevent their customers from accessing Premier League content via pirate sites and servers. Blocking of pirate websites and services is now a global phenomenon. Mostly […]

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Premier League Opens New Office to Fight Piracy

The Premier League says it has opened its first international office. Based within the Central Business District in Singapore, the office will have the primary aim of fighting piracy on behalf of the league and broadcast partners. With English Premier League clubs reporting revenues of £4.5 billion for the period 2016/17, top-tier football is extremely […]