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Sports broadcasters to get greater piracy protection under new French audiovisual bill

By Arezki Yaïche
  • 08 Apr 2021 11:27
  • 08 Apr 2021 11:27
Canal Plus, BeIN Sports and other sports broadcasters will be subject to a new French regulator with stronger investigative powers to fend off online piracy under a new audiovisual bill unveiled by the government today.

The legislation will apply stricter rules to protect “cultural content” online. The new rules state that "mirror sites,"

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