The Streaming giant sued for billions

18,7 billion. So much is the popular streaming service Twitch has been sued for, after according a Russian company has broken their rettighedsmonopol the whol

18,7 billion.

So much is the popular streaming service Twitch has been sued for, after according a Russian company has broken their rettighedsmonopol the whole is 36,000 times between august and september.

It writes the BBC.

It is Russian, Rambler Groups, who believe that Twitch has sent Premier League matches on their platform, even if it is the Russian company, which exclusively owns the rights in the country.

Twitch has 15 million daily users, where they can stream and produce live content to their followers.

And since you Twitch user, in principle, almost the can stream anything out to its followers, it says in the rulebook that it is not allowed to share content without permission from other copyright owners, which also includes tv programs, movies and also live sports.

But in spite of the high milliarbeløb, so it's apparently not something that gets the Twitch to shake in his pants. They call namely the charges for the undocumented.

According to Twitch's lawyer, so it is in a high degree, that it is almost impossible for company a to control what is being streamed from their many users.

"'(Twitch, red.) only offer the users access to the platform and is not able to change the content that they share, and they are not able to identify any possible breaches of the guidelines," says Julianna Tabastaeva to the Russian-language media Kommersant, according to the BBC.

She also says that the company is doing everything they can to be in control of their platform. Even if they have never been made aware of the problem of the Rambler Group.

the Case of the many billions (right) in Moscow on 20. december.

In the meantime, has Twitch gotten a temporary quarantine from the streaming English Premier League matches until the case has been to court.

the Rambler Group is a Russian search engine and one of the country's largest web portals.

The purchased in 2019 the rights to broadcast Premier League three seasons back.

In England, it is Amazon that has the rights to broadcast from the biggest league in the world.

The same as in 2014 bought just Twitch for 5.5 billion crowns.

Updated Date: 11 May 2022, 06:36

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