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Delhi High court restrains rogue websites from streaming Asia Cup 2022

Asia Cup is set to begin on Friday, August 27 with the first match to be played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka

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In a judgement related to a suit filed by Star India Private Limited and Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited, the Delhi High Court restrained 11 rogue websites from streaming and broadcasting matches of the Asia Cup 2022. 

Star India, which has the global rights of the event, filed the suit in the court as these websites (mentioned in their suit) regularly rebroadcast the live match content illegally and the exclusivity of the rights earned by the broadcaster is being violated. 

Justice Prathiba M Singh, while noting that various sporting events are usually unauthorisedly broadcasted and streamed by various websites, said

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First Published: Aug 26 2022 | 8:05 PM IST

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