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Irish court rules ISPs must block illegal streaming of English football matches

Wednesday 17 July 2019 | 15:08 CET | News
The Football Association Premier League has won the right in an Irish commercial court to block the illegal streaming of English football matches, the Irish Times reported. The court ruled that ISPs must block the live streaming of matches on computers, set top boxes and other devices, if these are provided by illegitimate servers or hosts, using streams form legal broadcast outlets. The order is against Eircom/Eir, Sky Ireland, Sky Subscriber Services, Virgin Media Ireland and Vodafone Ireland. The ISPs were either supportive or neutral over the application.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Eir / Eircom / Sky / Virgin Media / Vodafone Ireland
Countries: Ireland
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