Leagues protest at Saudi’s “industrial scale” broadcast piracy

31 July 2019

Piracy
Photo: Getty Images EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga and Serie A join forces to protest at Saudi-led piracy.

EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga and Serie A join forces to protest at Saudi-led piracy.

BeIN media is one of the biggest investors in global sports rights.

Rogue broadcaster BeoutQ commissioned its own previews of pirate EPL broadcasts.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

Four of Europe’s biggest leagues along with the governing bodies of European, Asian and world football have issued an unprecedented joint statement calling on the Saudi government to clamp down on rogue broadcaster, BeoutQ, which, they say, broadcasts pirate streams “on an industrial scale”.

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