DSI unable to probe broadcast rights violation claim against Apple

 DSI unable to probe broadcast rights violation claim against Apple

Breaking News. Image: GoodManPL (Pixabay).



BANGKOK, 13 September 2013 (NNT) – The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has confirmed that it is not authorized to launch a probe into a cable television company’s claim that Apple Inc violates its rights to broadcast the upcoming season of English Premier League football.

Cable company CTH filed criminal charges against Apple Inc and Apple South Asia (Thailand), demanding a compensation of 100 million baht for intellectual property violation. The legal action came after Apple’s online store made available for download an application called Sport Channel, which allows users to view live broadcasts of the football matches.

The DSI said Apple Inc is a company registered in the United States which is beyond the jurisdiction of Thai law.

Read more: NNT



TN

The main purpose of Thailand News is to offer our readers all news from the most popular and trusted newspapers in Thailand & Asia in one place.Get breaking news and the latest news headlines from Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, Isan, the insurgency-plagued South and Asia.

Related articles

Leave a Reply