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Friday, 9 October 2009

England Ukraine update

There was a bit of debate the other day about how pubs might stream the internet-only game tomorrow.

Well tough shit to everyone who thought there was a way. According to The Publican, pubs are actually BANNED from doing so. Venal bastards Perform - the rights holders to the game - have mandated that the game cannot be screened for "any commercial purpose whatsoever" and will be checking the IP addresses of people who fork out for the game to ensure that pubs are not accessing it.

According to the greedy C***-in-chief at Perform, they looked at the possibility of streaming the game into pubs and decided it was "not viable". So if you're one of the people who said it could be done quite easily, Perform say you're wrong.

No doubt rubbing wads of tenners around his scrotum while he did so, the git claimed that England fans have responded to the company's sucking out the soul and spirit from our national game in a way that he is "encouraged" by.

If you'd like to discourage them future highway robbery, please go here and tell them how wrong they are.

4 comments:

Alan said...

Who sold them the license to the game, Pete. That's the real cousin of Satan in this affair.

Fatman said...

Now I'm determined to get it on in my local. Where's that dongle.....

Anonymous said...

www.watchenglandukraine.co.uk

Free stream for todays England match. No Password. Looks like a Ukraine tv mirror site or something. who cares, better than paying to watch your own team. :)

Anonymous said...

We had basically the same sham here in the U.S. The Honduran F.A. sold the broadcast rights to a pay-per-view outfit so no broadcast to the U.S.
Piss on em - we won and we are off to South Africa where we will hopefully not get trounced too bad.