Premier League obtains injunction in the Netherlands

The English Premier League has secured an injunction against a Dutch internet hosting provider, Ecatel. The internet hosting provider was ordered by a district court in The Hague to stop providing services which facilitate the video-streaming of Premier League matches. Ecatel could face a fine of up to 1.5 million Euros. The action is part of the Premier League’s copyright protection program and it was stated that the legal proceedings followed earlier warnings.

Country: Netherlands

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Industry

Tags: Internet, hosting providers, copyright protection, Netherlands, injunction

Posted on Wednesday 31 January 2018

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