Foreign subscription legal case

EU court blow for broadcasters

February 3, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has put forward the view that it is against EU law to stop broadcasters across the continent from showing football matches using foreign decoder cards.

Juliane Kokott gave her thoughts to judges at the ECJ, who are expected to deliver their verdict on an issue that could have major ramifications on the Premier League and Sky later this year.

In a press release, the ECJ revealed: ''In the view of Advocate General Kokott, territorial ...

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