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AGCOM closes more pirate sites

AgcomItalian regulator AGCOM has closed three sites that broadcaster Mediaset said were illegally streaming Serie A football coverage, to which the Italian broadcaster has the rights.

AGCOM ordered the disabling of access to aliez.tv, portaluca.com and calcion.co.

Mediaset said that illegal transmissions of its content were now down 60% compared with the peak of such activity. The broadcaster hailed what it described as “another major achievement in combating the illicit distribution of content” in which it had invested. Mediaset said that AGCOM was currently investigating a number of other portals that have been accused of distributing content illegally.