by Colin Mann, Advanced Television — October 5, 2022
Over 100 organisations across media, sports, music and culture, including Cricket Australia, the AFL and Rugby AU, are urging the European Commission to take decisive action to tackle live content piracy. Even with existing anti-piracy laws in place, live content piracy continues to be a huge issue across Europe draining billions in annual revenues and undermining the sustainability of social and cultural events.
The signatories are calling on the European Commission to deliver a legislative instrument which will guarantee that notified illegal content is taken down immediately and blocked before the conclusion of the live event.
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