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Premier League Campaign Blocks Thousands Of Illegal Clips On Opening Weekend

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 18 / 17

The Premier League's new campaign against the illegal streaming of matches "led to 600 streams being blocked on the opening weekend of the season and more than 30,000 clips removed from websites," according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. Th...

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