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Smartphone streaming strikes at copyright owners

Thousands of people may have watched unauthorised live streaming of Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

Apps such as Periscope, which allows smartphone users to "broadcast" live video, raise questions about how new technologies can get around copyright restrictions at live venues such as sporting events.


THE boxing match billed as the fight of the century is over, but the battle over smartphone video streaming of the Las Vegas showdown is just beginning.

Revelations that dozens of smartphone users streamed the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather weekend fight have raised...

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