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Prisa, Mediapro hire company to shut down football streams

Monday 31 March 2014 | 16:45 CET | News
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Spanish broadcasters Prisa and Mediapro, which own the rights to broadcast Spain's top tier football league, have hired a company called Iproded to "legally attack" websites that illegally broadcast football matches via p2p links, reports El Pais. Frustrated by the government's lack of progress in the fight against privacy, the broadcasters hired the company Iproded to close down the pirate streaming signals as soon as they are detected via software called Hermes. According to El Pais, an average of around 500 sites are closed during every round of league games. However, during the recent

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Prisa / Telecinco
Countries: Spain
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