– A Spanish appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision and found that
Rojadirecta, a site that indexes links to unauthorized streams of sporting
events, is not breaking any Spanish laws, TorrentFreak reported.
which has been offering streams of NBA, MLB, NFL, FIFA and other sports leagues
since 2005, was sued for copyright infringement in 2007 by Audiovisual Sport, a
unit of Spanish communications group PRISA.
The appeals court said that Rojadirecta was
merely providing an index of links, and although it did carry advertising,
profits were not being made directly from infringement.
"We were confident
from the beginning and that is why we have never removed any links to sports
events since we started our services in 2005," the admin of Rojadirecta
"We have never given in to the continuous legal threats
by companies from countries such as the US,
UK, Mexico, Argentina,
Portugal, Netherlands… not even with a