Data: Nearly 5m illegal Champions League streams

As the football world gears up for the showdown between Liverpool and Real Madrid in this weekend’s UEFA Champions League Final, data from digital platform security specialist Irdeto reveals that a total of 5,100 unique illegal streams were detected redistributing games over the Internet during this year’s Champions League knockout stages. Of this total, 2,093 streams were detected across social media channels including Periscope, Facebook and Twitch and are estimated to have reached 4,893,902 viewers.

Source: Data: Nearly 5m illegal Champions League streams

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