May 01, 2020 18:05
WASHNGTON, DC: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on Wednesday retained Saudi Arabia on its 'Priority Watch List' for a second year running,  while also exceptionally announcing an ‘Out-of-Cycle Review’ into the kingdom for its continued lack of intellectual property protection. 
Oct 23, 2019 12:10
PARIS: The French courts have delivered a significant ruling in favour of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports in its ongoing geo-political battle around sports rights that it has been waging against Saudi state-supported pirate channel beoutQ.
Aug 01, 2019 15:08
FRANKFURT, Germany: The Saudi Arabian government's brazen stonewalling of long ongoing efforts to act against pirate network beoutQ's operations in the autocratic kingdom, has forced football's governing bodies and Europe's top leagues to declare Tuesday they would pursue a solution by "other means".  
Jul 15, 2019 16:07
LONDON: The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited (AELTC) has condemned the widespread availability of the Championships through the illegal Saudi Arabia piracy operation beOutQ for the second consecutive year.
Jun 17, 2019 17:06
PARIS: Close on the heels of a French court ruling that Arabsat was complicit in the beoutQ piracy operation, FIFA declared it was "seeking the cooperation of" the Saudi-headquartered satellite distributor in addressing the misuse of FIFA's intellectual property.
Jun 15, 2019 15:06
PARIS: A day after Saudi Arabia’s plans to host the next Supercoppa were thrown up in the air after Serie A took legal action over TV piracy (read beoutQ) in the kingdom, Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports scored a major legal victory. A French court ruled Thursday that Saudi-headquartered satellite distributor Arabsat was complicit in the beoutQ piracy operation.
Mar 13, 2019 06:03
DOHA: In response to the extraordinary announcement by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Tuesday that it will live-stream matches featuring Saudi Arabian clubs in the AFC Asian Champions League for free into Saudi Arabia on the AFC’s own digital channels, Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports announced it would launch a major international legal dispute against the football's Asian governing body for material breach of its mu
Feb 20, 2019 18:02
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is increasing its determination to fight intellectual property (IP) theft by appointing experts to continue to protect AFC’s broadcast and commercial partners rights.
Feb 09, 2019 16:02
DOHA: Qatar's BeIN Sports said Friday it had decided not to renew a contract for the rights to broadcast Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa, accusing the sport's owners Liberty Media of only “paying lip service” to BeIN's concerns in its ongoing fight against Saudi state backed pirate broadcaster beoutQ. 
Jan 22, 2019 17:01
ZURICH: At the end of their collective tether literally and figuratively, world football's major governing bodies have come together in a united front to condemn Saudi Arabian pirate entity beoutQ, which has been operating with impunity due to the unequivocal support provided by the absolute monarchy's de-facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman.