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European Parliament proposes new regime to combat piracy of live sports content

            Scale of the piracy problem The threats posed to the funding of sport by media rights piracy is nothing new.  However, as recognised by the European Parliament in its resolution published 19 May 2021, developments in digital technology and the proliferation of access to digital content (in particular through … Continue Reading

Geoblocking regulation rejected by European Parliament

The European Parliament has voted to reject proposed legislation designed to prohibit ‘geoblocking’.  The vote represents a major set-back in the European Commission’s “Digital Single Market” strategy (covered by Sports Shorts previously). The vote comes only weeks after the European Commission announced an agreement with the European Parliament and member states to allow online subscriptions … Continue Reading
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