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UFC 246 Twitch Piracy Fail Raises Questions For Amateur Pirates & UFC Alike

This rookie mistake raises questions of how easy it has become for Joe Public to get into live pirate streaming and the possible consequences for those who get into the game without considering their own security. This type of online infringement has traditionally been carried out by ‘professionals’ with experience of obtaining streams and broadcasting them securely but this Twitch debacle is miles apart. But the issues go deeper than that. – Andy, TorrentFreak » https://ift.tt/38n8mcC

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Showtime Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Failed Mayweather-McGregor Streams

“Instead of being upfront with consumers about its new, untested, underpowered service, defendant caused likelihood of confusion and misunderstanding as to the source and quality of the HD video consumers would see on fight night,” writes attorney Michael Fuller in the complaint filed Saturday in Oregon federal court. “Defendant intentionally misrepresented the quality and grade of video consumers would see using its app, and knowingly failed to disclose that its system was defective with respect to the amount of bandwidth available, and that defendant’s service would materially fail to conform to the quality of HD video defendant promised.” – Ashley Cullins, The Hollywood Reporter http://ift.tt/2gjooi5

UFC’s Fight Pass Is Melting Down During the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor Fight

Moments after coverage of the Las Vegas match between UFC fighter Conor McGregor and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather was scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. Eastern on Saturday night, UFC Fight Pass pulled a real HBO Go, crashing under load and preventing many users from watching the big showdown. – Bryan Menegus & Tom McKay, Gizmodo http://ift.tt/2wRGQ7M