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La Liga prosecutes over 600 Spanish bars for illegal football streams

Friday 15 March 2019 | 15:20 CET | News
The Spanish Football League (La Liga) has brought its first criminal actions against bars that are illegally broadcasting live games from the country's top-tier competition. In a statement, La Liga said a total of 600 establishments in the hospitality industry have have been reported for breaches of intellectual property, a crime that it says could result in a minimum of 4 months in prison plus payment of substantial damages.

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Companies: Mediapro / Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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