Serie A, Liga Blocks Thousands of Suspected Illegal Streaming IP Addresses
The court ordered the block of thousands of IP addresses identified as illegally broadcasting the Italian-Spanish league match through an IPTV service subscription and will continue to provide content as the new season begins. Will be blocked.
Judge Ian Spiteri Bailey has ordered telecommunications companies Epic, Melita and Go to block illegal and unauthorized broadcasts of the Italian-Spanish league match. This can disrupt service to local IPTV customers.
Go and Melita TV subscribers are unaffected. TSN is also the only station licensed and licensed to broadcast LaLiga games in Malta. TSN subscribers can follow matches such as the English Premier League and Italian Serie A.
Audit firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers has identified a significant number of Maltese IP addresses suspected of illegally sending or streaming content, especially Serie A matches and Part 1 and Part 2 matches of the Spanish League. is created.
This was done without proper license and permission and was discovered in infringement of intellectual property rights and infringement of copyright.
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ statutory agent told the court that he was accessing content through websites, mobile device apps, and other software and electronic devices.
Spiteri Bailey was informed that the service provider had reached an out-of-court settlement while the proceedings were in progress. This is described in court as a “compromise agreement” with Infront Sports and LaLiga.
Spiteri Bailey has ordered that the contract should not be published, but instead remain sealed under the possession of the Court Registrar and will only be opened in the event of a dispute between the parties to the contract. This was done despite the agreement forming part of the act of the case.
The court ordered PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PWC) Malta to continue its investigation to further identify the IP address of Malta, which illegally provides streaming services.
The judge ordered the three Internet service providers to block the IP addresses listed in the report, or any other address identified by Infront Sports or LaLiga at any time before or during the football season. These IP addresses will no longer be able to send or stream direct matches for the 2022/2023 season.
These internet service providers must be notified in writing about the game at least 96 hours in advance and must receive a list of IP addresses that must be blocked at least 24 hours before the match.
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