Like Jake Paul And tommy anger Prepare to fight on Sunday, illegal links to live streams let fans watch boxing match spreading online for free.
This too extravagant contest will cost UK viewers £19.95 to watch the live stream of the competition BT Sports Box OfficeFans in Ireland will have to pay €29.99 or €34.99 depending on when they buy.
People in the US will also have to make a substantial payment pay-per-view fee to watch from start to finish ESPN+ PPVThose in Canada are expected to pay CAD 49.99 to watch the Paul vs Fury fight live.
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This high price for boxing match means millions will probably look for alternatives to watch free live streams of the fight.
This has become an increasingly popular trend in recent years, and all major fights in boxing and MMA are typically hosted illegally. streaming sites that allow people to avoid cost and geolocation barriers.
Online posts that allow fight fans to watch fights for free attract millions of views as people share links on social media via sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as private forums on Reddit and channels in messaging apps like Telegram. This is despite these websites having content moderation policies designed to deter such practices.
Popular websites hosting free streams for boxing and other sporting events are also relatively easy to find through popular search engines. Google rival DuckDuckGo says it will refuse to censor or remove piracy sites in 2022 from the results.
online proliferation piracy led to warnings about cybersecurity risks and legal effects For anyone looking for free live streams.
Earlier this year UK police visited the homes of people accused of accessing illegal streams.
Individuals have been served with warnings that they risk criminal prosecution if they continue to watch illegal online streaming services, but to date no one has been jailed for watching illegal content.
Police often target the individuals and groups behind the operations, imposing prison sentences on two people found guilty of illegal streaming in 2021.
“Accessing movies, TV series and live sporting events from unauthorized sources is illegal and can expose consumers to risks such as data theft and malware, and can help raise funds for organized crime groups,” said Gary Robinson, Chief Inspector of Police Intellectual Property Crimes Detective. Unit (PIPCU), said in January.
“PIPCU is pleased to support this enforcement activity and we will continue to work with our partners to take action against those who use and provide illegal streaming services.”
Cyber experts also warned of the dangers of certain streaming sites and urged people not to enter any personal data when trying to access free live streams.