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Russia is saying Amazon’s Twitch has removed the illegal content, you will not face ban from media

FILE PHOTO: A twitch at the sign-in screen, it is to be seen on application at the offices of Twitch Interactive, Inc., a social-video platform and gaming community is owned by Amazon, based in San Francisco, California, USA, on March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is no longer planning to block the Amazon’s Twitch about the piracy allegations, after the streaming service names are illegal in sports, and the content of it, the Russian news agency quoted communications watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said on Tuesday.

A Russian court on Monday blocked the Twitch is the entrance to the English Premier League football broadcasts of Russia’s Rambler media group, said that it would be a challenge to the Amazon site for a 180-billion roubles ($2.88 billion), on a pirate broadcast.

Rambler said that there were 36,000 cases in which the Twitch was being violated are the rights to broadcast the football games in Russia, the Kommersant newspaper on Monday.

Rambler acquired the broadcasting rights for the English Premier League this season, Russian sports broadcaster Game-TV.

Report by ian Alexander, bone Marrow; Editing by Susan Fenton

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