Lawyers for beIN described Saudi TV piracy as ‘the most widespread and damaging piracy operations that the world has ever seen’.
Lori Stroud, former colleague of Ed Snowden, began spying for the UAE shortly after reviewing IT security for Ooredoo.
Though the beoutQ pirates began by restreaming content from Qatari TV, the European Commission may also complain about Saudi indifference to copyright abuse.
The continued use of the internet and satellites to distribute a pirate re-stream of beIN Sports has prompted Qatar’s government to step up its fight with Saudi Arabia.
Pirate TV provider beoutQ blatantly copies the feed of beIN Sports, but FIFA must be pragmatic about Saudi copyright abuse.
Football followers in Saudi Arabia have turned to piracy after all beIN Sports channels were blocked.