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23rd June 2020

COMMENT: Understanding why sports fans break the rules

Simon Brydon, senior director, sports rights anti-piracy, Synamedia, on why piracy of sports broadcasts remains a problem and what can be done about it. From spying on an opponent’s training…
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22nd June 2020

The return of sports brings with it the return of streaming pirates

Carlos Rocha Gonçalves at Jscrambler on what's being done to try to keep the pirates at bay. At last, sport is slowly but surely returning — albeit looking very different…
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15th June 2020

COMMENT: Esports and broadcast – The legal issues of partnership

Hayley Brady, partner and UK head of media and digital, Herbert Smith Freehills (pictured below) on the potential legal pitfalls to overcome when broadcasting esports events. The Covid-19 pandemic has…
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27th May 2020

COMMENT: What we can do to enhance behind-closed-doors events for fans

Peer Seitz, head of Infront Productions, discusses some of the operational challenges and opportunities broadcasters face with behind-closed-doors events. While some fans might have found solace in sports archive footage…