Periscope could go down for the count after users stream Mayweather Pacquiao fight

HBO and Showtime were charging $100 to watch the pay-per-view only Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, but some live streaming users got to watch for free.

That’s because there were tons of users live streaming the video feed from their television sets, and at least one from their ringside seat.

That’s a bunch of wasted effort for HBO executives who sued to keep their content off illegal web servers.

Large companies don’t usually react well to having their content stolen so we’ll have to wait and see what happens, but there is more than one copyright issue up for debate.

Read more at the Inquisitr


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