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Italian regulator blocks pirate Serie A streaming sites

Monday 8 December 2014 | 11:39 CET | News
Italian communications regulator AgCom has followed up a complaint from commercial TV broadcaster Mediaset and closed down two websites streaming live football games from Italy's top tier Serie A league. The portals in question, Portalzuca.net and Itsat.inf.in, were accused of having infringed the new Italian copyright regulations that entered into force on 31 March. AgCom now has the power to close down sites hosting infringing content and issue fines of up to EUR 258,000 if a take-down order is not complied with. Mediaset welcomed the decision to take down the sites, saying they had been

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset
Countries: Italy
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