WTO-Report to BeOutQ: success for the League in a dispute over pirate radio stations

The German football League (DFL), the International Federation of Association football (Fifa) and the European football Union (Uefa) have made in the world trad

WTO-Report to BeOutQ: success for the League in a dispute over pirate radio stations

The German football League (DFL), the International Federation of Association football (Fifa) and the European football Union (Uefa) have made in the world trade organization (WTO), success against the pirate radio station BeOutQ and the government of Saudi Arabia. This was the WTO in a 125-page Report, intellectual property rights, by you have done nothing against the channel, the content of the Qatari law holder BeIN Sports took command of.

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The pirate transmitter was operated by "individuals or companies in the criminal jurisdiction of Saudi Arabia are subject to," ruled the three-member WTO panel. "We welcome the clear stance of the WTO to piracy and the protection of intellectual property," - said in an English DFL-communication. "The DFL will not tolerate the violation of their rights and the rights of your Partner."

The League-Association and the other to the hijacking of the broadcast, concerned associations and leagues, which are closed in the sports rights owners coalition SROC with over 50 members, it was not possible to find in Saudi Arabia, legal representation, against BeOutQ to proceed.

called for The DFL: "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must now act, and the urgent matter of the abuse of intellectual property address." Javier Tebas, head of the Spanish League Association, said: "We have never experienced, that a government deliberately blocked the protection of intellectual property." Qatar, which is blocked by neighboring States under the leadership of Saudi Arabia since June of 2017, had appealed to the WTO in November 2018, after BeOutQ had hijacked the leg program.

In a report, the Saudi news Agency SPA, from Tuesday to the WTO decision, it means that Saudi Arabia was pleased that the WTO had recognised that the Kingdom "to the protection of its citizens against the threat of terrorism and extremism," the outgoing of Qatar. The Saudi state Fund PIF, which is headed by crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman is currently trying to take over the majority of Newcastle United.

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 09:19

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