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Canal+ hails anti-piracy victory in Rennes

Five individuals responsible for creating and maintaining around 20 pirate sites in France have been found guilty by a Rennes criminal court following a complaint lodged by pay TV operators Canal+, BeiN Sport and RMC Sport. The three broadcasters filed the complaint in collaboration with the Association de Lutte contre la Piraterie Audiovisuelle (ALPA). The […]

French police arrest beinsport-streaming.com piracy ring

French police have broken up a Rennes-based piracy ring that was operating about 20 sites under an overarching platform named beinsport-streaming.com. The Groupe Cybercriminalité de la Section de Recherches de la Gendarmerie Nationale de Rennes led an investigation into the pirate operation following a joint complaint by pay TV operators Canal+, BeIN Sports and RMC […]

Google in new deal with rightsholders to combat piracy in France

Google has signed an agreement with French antipiracy group l’Association de Lutte Contre la Piraterie Audiovisuelle (ALPA) whereby YouTube will enable ALPA to identify potential instances of piracy through access to the internet giant’s Content ID tool. YouTube will enable ALPA to block or follow any work put on line without the authorisation of rights […]