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English Premier League Sues YouTube: Use A Tape

by | 5th, May 2007

HAVING paid a fortune for the rights to broadcast Premier League football the last thing a big media player wants is for viewers to get the stuff for free on YouTube.

The combined TV, radio and internet rights to show live games and highlights over the next three years was sold for £2.7bn.

Now the Premier League, along with sheet music publisher Bourne Co., has filed a class action suit against YouTube. The Premier League is suing YouTube. This comes on top fo the £500 million suit brought by Viacom, which alleges YouTube allows it shows

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